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Ghosts in the machine Jul 8, 2016

The 1956 experiment that proved neutrinos exist.

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Vacuum and Cryogenic (3 K to 675 K) Probe Stations: A versatile tool for materials and device characterization

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Latest issue

CERN Courier
July/August 2016
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

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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.