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ICTP: theorists in the developing world Nov 27, 2014

An interview with director Fernando Quevedo.

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Latest issue

CERN Courier
December 2014
Volume 54 Issue 10


RHIC’s new gold record

An exceptional run for the heavy-ion collider in 2014.

In their own words

Recollections of CERN’s early days from the CERN Archives.

Cosmic neutrinos and more: IceCube’s first three years

Results from the coldest region of the Earth.

Heavy-ion collisions: where size matters

ALICE opens a window on collective behaviour.

ICTP: theorists in the developing world

An interview with director Fernando Quevedo.

Cosmic particles meet the LHC at ISVHECRI

Hadron-production at accelerators and in cosmic rays.


Faces & Places

• ESS lays new foundations for science • Italian industry and culture come to CERN • UN and CERN celebrate 60 years of science for peace and development • French Physical Society honours Guillaume Unal • ITEP presents the 2014 Pomeranchuk Prize • Evangelos Gazis honoured • The John Adams Institute: 10 years strong • Winters at CERN • Visits


• Walter Thirring 1927–2014 • Bruno Righini 1931–2014 • Alan Astbury 1934–2014 • Vladimir Georgievich Kadyshevsky 1938–2014


• Science and Technology of the Free-Electron Laser


• Faraday, Maxwell, and the Electromagnetic Field: How Two Men Revolutionized Physics • Behind the Scenes of the Universe: From the Higgs to Dark Matter • Publishing and the Advancement of Science: From Selfish Genes to Galileo’s Finger • Time in Powers of Ten: Natural Phenomena and Their Timescales • The Perfect Wave: With Neutrinos at the Boundary of Space and Time • CERN: How We Found the Higgs Boson • Faithful to Science: The Role of Science in Religion • Books received • Magazines

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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.