André Martin witnessed some of the key moments in Gell-Mann’s scientific life, and became a close friend along the way.
Two years since it was established, the CERN Alumni Network is proving a valuable careers resource, especially for young physicists who move out of academia, write Laure Esteveny and Rachel Bray.
There can be little doubt that a conspicuous part of the famous triumph of quantum field theory must be ascribed to the depth and breadth of Guido Altarelli’s contributions.
Stephen Wolfram reflects on Gell-Mann’s complex character and his rivalry with Richard Feynman.
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.
Dieter was a curious physicist with an exceptional talent for novel detector concepts.
She was working on preparations for an RK measurement until her very last days.
Gerber initiated basic research at SIN and later at PSI with his precision experiments on the decay of charged muons – experiments that continue to this day.
A giant of mathematics whose work influenced theoretical high-energy physics.