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International Journal of High-Energy Physics

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CERN Courier: January/February 2015

Cover of CERN Courier Volume 55 Issue 1


Emilio Picasso’s contagious enthusiasm for physics

A tribute to his many contributions to physics, especially at CERN.

CMS: final Run I results on the Higgs boson

Measurements of the properties of the Higgs boson discovered in 2012.

ARIEL begins a new future in rare isotopes

First beam in the superconducting linac marks a fine start for TRIUMF’s new flagship facility.


Faces & Places

• CERN inaugurates the IdeaSquare building • New international offices to aid CERN-KEK partnership • APS announces prizewinners for 2015 • Breakthrough prizes for the dark universe • Michigan honours Homer • Spain and France show their wares at CERN • EXON 2014 highlights research with exotic nuclei • Low-energy QCD with strangeness in Trento • Asia-Europe-Pacific school goes to India • Accelerator schools join up in California • ALICE Grid family has a new member • Visits


• Agnès Orkin-Lecourtois 1925–2014 • Martin Lewis Perl 1927–2014 • Tullio Regge 1931–2014 • Eckart Lorenz 1938–2014 • Samuel Krinsky 1945–2014 • Theodore Todorov 1966–2014


• The changing PS control room • A crazy idea • Is 5σ necessary?


• The 17th Lomonosov Conference on Elementary Particle Physics • PHOTON 2015


• Data Analysis in High Energy Physics: A Practical Guide to Statistical Methods • Gravity: Newtonian, Post-Newtonian, Relativistic • Books received