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Latest issue

CERN Courier
September 2015
Volume 55 Issue 7


In the steps of the antiproton

A look at some of the studies over the years at CERN.

ALICE investigates ‘snowballs in hell’

How is it that loosely bound objects are observed in high-energy nuclear collisions?

Massimo Tarenghi: a lifetime in the stars

The man who built the world’s largest observatory.


Faces & Places

• Sri Lanka strengthens partnership with CERN • Amber Boehnlein takes charge of IT at Jefferson Lab • CERN receives Hermes Innovation award • Philippe Lebrun honoured by the cryogenic community • Della Negra and Virdee receive awards for leadership •  IOP recognizes work in deep-inelastic scattering • The Royal Society honours particle physics • MoEDAL takes monopoles to London • QCD-Montpellier celebrates 30th anniversary •  Conference celebrates 60 years of Yang–Mills theories • Visit


• Bernard Hyams 1925–2015 • Yanglai Cho 1932–2015


• Particle Accelerators: From Big Bang Physics to Hadron Therapy • Birds and Frogs: Selected Papers, 1990–2014 • Books received

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High pumping performance in a compact package

The NEXTorr is an ideal solution in a broad range of high and ultrahigh vacuum applications where space and performance are key. A white paper from SAES Getters.

Dramatically improve compute-intense applications in the supercomputing cloud

A practical guide to high-performance computing with COMSOL Multiphysics and Microsoft HPC Server.

Four approaches enable gap-free acquisition of continuous and triggered signals

Numerous test scenarios require gap-free or continuous acquisition of digitized data for minutes, hours or days.

Modelling and analysis of acoustic emissions and structural vibration in a wind turbine

The onshore wind turbine industry must overcome many technical, commercial, and environmental difficulties.

Multiphysics simulation software

The fusion of faster hardware and smarter algorithms opens up new opportunities for multiphysics modelling and simulation of the real world.

Agilent Technologies New Application Note Describes How to Reveal Greater Detail in Waveform Measurements

A white paper from Agilent Technologies.