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MINERvA searches for wisdom among neutrinos Mar 28, 2014

Precise measurements of cross-sections continue a rich history of neutrino physics at Fermilab.

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Latest issue

CERN Courier
April 2014
Volume 54 Issue 3


The Future Circular Collider study

Options for an energy-frontier collider in the post-LHC era.

ICTR-PHE: uniting physics, medicine and biology

A conference to discuss advanced techniques to fight cancer.

Neutrinos and nucleons

A look back at measurements that helped to reveal quarks.

MINERvA searches for wisdom among neutrinos

Precise measurements of cross-sections continue a rich history of neutrino physics at Fermilab.

Advanced radiation detectors in industry

The EPS-TIG meeting looked at applications ranging from medicine to materials science.


Faces & Places

• Sessler honoured with Enrico Fermi Award • Maiani receives the 2013 Pontecorvo Award • François Englert receives honorary doctorate • Magnet design for HiLumi LHC wins competition • TOTEM and CDF studies win INFN thesis prize • DESY days • Brookhaven names new deputy director for science and technology • The oldest accelerator • Pisa celebrates Bruno Pontecorvo • Beijing honours the memory of Sanqiang Qian and Zehui He • German companies display their wares at CERN • Visits


• Sergey Kruglov 1929–2014 • Lorenzo Foà 1937–2014 • François Etienne 1944–2014 • Obituary note


• Americas Workshop on Linear Colliders • 2014 International Supercomputing Conference


• From the Web to the Grid and Beyond: Computing Paradigms Driven by High-Energy Physics • Gottes unsichtbare Würfel: Die Physik an den Grenzen des Erforschbaren • 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.