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CERN Courier: December 2015

Cover of CERN Courier Volume 55 Issue 10


DUNE and its CERN connection

The next-generation long-baseline neutrino-oscillation experiment is gaining global interest.

Penetrating and puzzling: photons shed light on heavy-ion collisions

The light shining from high-energy collisions of heavy nuclei reveals unique information on quark–gluon plasma.

A close look at the world’s largest astronomical project

Beautiful images from the Atacama desert celebrate ALMA’s scientific achievements.

Yoichiro Nambu: breaking the symmetry

Two prominent scientists recall the work and personality of the Nobel laureate who was their mentor.


Faces & Places

• 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