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International Journal of High-Energy Physics

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CERN Courier: July/August 2015

Cover of CERN Courier Volume 55 Issue 6


SESAME: a bright hope for the Middle East

The story of the Middle East’s first light source.

A new neutrino telescope for Lake Baikal

The first step towards a next-generation neutrino telescope in the world’s deepest freshwater lake.

Stable beams at 13 TeV

The LHC is back in business.

LHC and Planck: where two ends meet

Links between research at opposite ends of the distance scale.

Frontier detectors for the future

Progress in detector technology is alive and well.


Faces & Places

• Pavel Logachev is new director of the Budker Institute • Marcel Demarteau takes over at Argonne • Bai and Schlegel receive 2014 Lawrence Awards • Brookhaven team honoured for building LHC magnets • Matveev receives 2015 Markov Prize • Myers admitted as honorary member of Royal Irish Academy • Accelerators for medical applications • Alexander Bondar celebrates his 60th • CERN scientist on FameLab podium • Hadron physics in Tuscany • HEPTech brings an entrepreneurial perspective to research • Romanian firms visit CERN • Visits


•  Rudolf Böck 1935–2015 •  Gerhard Höhler 1921–2014 •  François Wittgenstein 1931–2015


• To Explain the World: The Discovery of Modern Science • The Oskar Klein Memorial Lectures 1988–1999 • Crackle and Fizz: Essential Communication and Pitching Skills for Scientists • Books received


• Ninth International Accelerator School for Linear Colliders