Michel Claessens’ new book ITER: The Giant Fusion Reactor unfolds 40 years of the history of nuclear fusion, says Lucio Rossi.
CERN technologies and expertise are helping in the collective global fight against COVID-19.
French actor Irène Jacob's novel is an intimate portrait of life as the daughter of a renowned theoretical physicist, writes James Gillies.
Particle physicists brought cosmic-ray science to the heart of the Château-d’Oex International Balloon Festival.
The LHC’s physics programme has transformed our understanding of elementary particles, writes Michelangelo Mangano.
Renowned accelerator physicist Gregory Loew has written an insightful book of truly ambitious scope, writes our reviewer.
The goal of the German-Armenian programme is to integrate accelerator physics into undergraduate courses and provide an early experience of international cooperation.
Aashild Sørheim's book presents new documentary evidence on the wartime life of an engineer who had a seminal impact on accelerator physics, writes Kurt Hübner.
Advanced niobium-tin accelerator magnets for the LHC upgrade developed at US labs and CERN are also carving a path towards future energy-frontier colliders.
Though several mysteries remain, the ALICE collaboration has uncovered evidence that quark-gluon plasmas with extreme angular momenta become polarised.
Peter Jenni reviews Konrad Kleinknecht's new book on the interwoven stories of two giants of twentieth century physics.
Quark Matter 2019 heard about new probes of the quark-gluon plasma, including first observations of the exotic hadron X(3872) and top-antitop production.
Barry Barish speaks to the Courier about his role in turning LIGO into a Nobel Prize-winning machine.
He was the last of the leaders of the original seven physics groups formed at SLAC.
Since the early 1960s his vision and organisational skills helped shape experimental particle physics in Czechoslovakia and Czechia.
It is a moral imperative for the community to look at ways to reduce its carbon footprint, writes Véronique Boisvert.
Updated measurements by LHCb of the angular distributions of a rare neutral B meson decay add fresh intrigue to the flavour puzzle.