James Gillies’ slim volume conveys the excitement of the hunt for the Higgs.
Music and dance troupe Les Atomes Dansants use muon tracks from W, Z and Higgs events in CMS data to explore the links between science and art.
The Large Electron Positron collider changed particle physics forever. As the field eyes up the next major collider, former CERN Director-General Herwig Schopper describes what it took to make LEP hap...
Stephen Wolfram reflects on Gell-Mann’s complex character and his rivalry with Richard Feynman.
Tales of colliders contained in 60 illustrious years of CERN Courier offer a rich perspective on the strategic decisions facing the field today.
Harald Fritzsch, who collaborated with Gell-Mann in the early 1970s, describes the steps that led to a full understanding of strong interactions.
Murray Gell-Mann was one of the great geniuses of the 20th century, says Lars Brink, and stands out among other Nobel laureates.
Quàntica, which opened on 9 April at the Centre de Cultural Contemporània de Barcelona, invites you to explore quantum physics through the lens of both art and science.
Accompanied by physics historian John Campbell, the viewer learns about this great scientist from his ordinary childhood as a “Kiwi boy” to his untimely death in 1937.
John Campbell recounts the events leading to Ernest Rutherford’s discovery of the proton, published in 1919.