CERN Courier: December 2015
The next-generation long-baseline neutrino-oscillation experiment is gaining global interest.
The light shining from high-energy collisions of heavy nuclei reveals unique information on quark–gluon plasma.
Beautiful images from the Atacama desert celebrate ALMA’s scientific achievements.
Two prominent scientists recall the work and personality of the Nobel laureate who was their mentor.
• A new Nobel prize for neutrino physics • First shipment of magnets from CERN to SESAME • Nygren, Radeka, and Witten receive new awards from the American Physical Society • Swiss Physical Society honours Herwig Schopper • Roger Cashmore turns 70 • Pierluigi Campana is new director of the Frascati National Laboratory • The Spanish vice-president visits CERN • Nobel Prize in Literature winner visits CERN • TEDxCERN breaks the rules • Life in extreme environments discussed at the LSC • Strong coupling: a workshop at CERN reviews latest advances bull; CAS course on Advanced Accelerator Physics held in Warsaw, Poland • Science pops in Geneva • HEPMAD 15 brings high-energy physics to Madagascar
• Guido Altarelli 1941–2015 • Harry (Zvi) Lipkin 1921–2015
• Gaseous Radiation Detectors: Fundamentals and Applications (Cambridge Monographs on Particle Physics, Nuclear Physics and Cosmology) • Books received