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CERN Courier: July/August 2016

Cover of CERN Courier Volume 56 Issue 6


Ghosts in the machine

The 1956 experiment that proved neutrinos exist.

Neutrinos take centre stage

The CERN Neutrino Platform supports global neutrino experiments.

DUMAND and the origins of large neutrino detectors

A seminal meeting in 1976 shaped the course of neutrino detectors.

Japan eyes up its future

T2K and Hyper-Kamiokande advance strong neutrino tradition.

NOvA releases new bounds on neutrino mixing parameters

Results shed light on the ordering of neutrino masses.

A portal to new physics

Neutrinos could point to a deeper theory of elementary particles.

IceCube seeks to expand

Array could pinpoint the location of astrophysical neutrinos.

Neutrino pioneer

An interview with CERN’s Jack Steinberger.


Faces & Places

• John Womersley appointed director of ESS • TRIUMF welcomes new associate director • Markov prize for black-hole theory • Prizes galore for LIGO discovery • Winners of the 2016 Beamline for Schools announced • Celebration marks 40 years of SPS service • CERN openlab: supporting the LHC community for 15 years • Celebrating 40 years of supergravity • Netherlands firms exhibit products at CERN • Third European Cryogenics Days focuses on HEP • Beauty on show in the south of France • Highlights of IPAC 2016 in Korea • Swedish MAX IV light source inaugurated • Event spotlight • Visits


• Péter Hasenfratz 1946–2016 • Tom Kibble 1932–2016 • Gérard Mennessier 1943–2016 • György Vesztergombi 1943–2016 • Irene Vichou 1964–2016 • Vadim Volkov 1923–2016


• Tunnel Visions • Statistical Methods for Data Analysis in Particle Physics • Path Integrals for Pedestrians • Books received