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CERN Courier: March 2014

Cover of CERN Courier Volume 54 Issue 2


ALICE: is cold nuclear matter really cold?

A look at some unexpected results from proton–lead collisions.

Physics at the low-energy, high-precision frontier

The PSI2013 workshop focused on fundamental symmetries and interactions.

Microelectronics at CERN: from infancy to maturity

The start of the LAA project in 1986 propelled electronics at CERN into a new era.

Antigravity matters at WAG 2013

A report from a meeting in Bern on the interactions of antimatter with gravity.


Faces & Places

• Prize time in the US, Japan and Europe • Honorary doctorates for Nobel laureates • Indonesia and Bangladesh strengthen ties with CERN • Hoisting the Israeli flag • CALTECH celebrates 50th anniversary of quark prediction • IPAC 2014 to take place in Dresden • CERN’s first accelerator • Visits


• Franco Selleri (1936–2013) • Erik Uggerhøj (1931–2014)


• Pontecorvo and neutrino physics • Neutrinoless double beta decay


• Varenna School on Grid and Cloud Computing – Concepts and Practical Applications • Americas Workshop on Linear Colliders


• Einstein’s Physics: Atoms, Quanta, and Relativity – Derived, Explained, and Appraised • Science, Religion, and the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence • The Theory of the Quantum World: Proceedings of the 25th Solvay Conference on Physics • Books received