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CERN Courier: October 2014

Cover of CERN Courier Volume 54 Issue 8


Six decades of science for peace

For CERN’s 60th anniversary, we present highlights of what the organization means for collaboration and for science.

CERN: a bridge between cultures and nations

Reflections on CERN’s influence through the decades on people and events.

Carlo Rubbia: a passion for physics and a craving for new ideas

Carlo Rubbia talks about some of the highlights of his long career and his thoughts for the future.

CERN and ITER co-operate

The LHC and ITER project share many technologies, providing a natural basis for collaboration.


Faces & Places

• Stan Bentvelsen to be next director of Nikhef • Hafeez Hoorani to head NCP in Pakistan • Theorists honoured in Edinburgh and London • Golutvin and Onuchin reach their 80th birthdays • QCD creates strong interactions in Montpellier • Royal Holloway hosts oPAC school • HASCO 2014 credits its students • Honorary degree for Lyn Evans • CERN hosts Patras Workshop on Axions, WIMPs and WISPs • The Super Proton Synchrotron • Visits


• Andrew Sessler 1928–2014 • Klaus Dietz 1934–2014


• Innovative Applications and Developments of Micro-Pattern Gaseous Detectors • Portrait of Gunnar Källén: A Physics Shooting Star and Poet of Early Quantum Field Theory • Engines of Discovery: A Century of Particle Accelerators. Revised and Expanded Edition • Books received