# Culture and history

### Bookshelf

Festive Bookshelf Once again, it will soon be time for many of us to take a well-earned break with friends and family, probably after a few hectic hours searching for presents in this festive season. ...

### Bookshelf

Accelerator Physics at the Tevatron ColliderBy Valery Lebedev and Vladimir Shiltsev (eds)SpringerHardback: £99 €116.04 $149E-book: £79 €91.62$119 This fascinating book, compiled...

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### Theory at CERN turns 62

One of my most memorable experiences of CERN is from an early morning in the summer of 1966. I drove to CERN with my two small children, one and three years of age, to fetch their dad who had been on ...

Innovative Applications and Developments of Micro-Pattern Gaseous DetectorsBy Tom Francke and Vladimir PeskovIGI GlobalHardback: $215E-book:$215 Research in nuclear physics is inconceivable without t...
A Brief History of String Theory: From Dual Models to M-TheoryBy Dean RicklesSpringerHardback: £35.99 €32.12 $49.99E-book: £27.99 €42.79$39.99Also available at the CERN bookshop...