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CERN Courier: November 2017

Cover of CERN Courier Volume 57 Issue 9


The physicist’s guide to the universe

Sometimes referred to as the bible of particle physics, during the last 60 years the Review of Particle Physics has become the number-one reference in the field, detailing more than 38,000 measurements.

Birth of a symmetry

Half a century ago, Weinberg published a paper that unified the electromagnetic and weak interactions and revolutionised our understanding of the fundamental forces.

Model physicist

Steven Weinberg talks to CERN Courier about his seminal 1967 work and discusses where next for particle physics following the discovery of the Higgs boson.


Faces & Places

• CERN Council elects European-strategy secretary • Nobel recognition for discovery of gravitational waves • IEEE applied-superconductivity award • DOE names top 40 breakthroughs • First users at European XFEL • Sibling celebrations at the LHC • The Higgs boson in our lives • CERN School of Computing marks 40th edition • Strong discussions in Montpellier • Baikal school stays vibrant • Visits


• Dmitry Bardin 1945–2017 • Wiesław Czyż 1927–2017 • Alper Garren 1925–2017 • Maryam Mirzakhani 1977–2017


• Radioactivity and Radiation: What They Are, What They Do, and How to Harness Them • ITER Physics • Books received