“Gas and glue” man Paul Murphy was a long-time leader in particle physics at the University of Manchester.
John Thompson was a senior physicist at the UK’s Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL).
An inspiring mentor and teacher, Zolotorev was a pioneer of experimental studies of atomic parity violation.
Ulrich Becker created instruments that led to major contributions to particle physics, including the Nobel Prize-winning discovery of the J/Ψ particle.
Cremmer, a theorist, left his mark in superstring and supergravity theory.
Pierre Lazeyras, who played leading roles in the ALEPH experiment, neutrino beams and silicon detectors during a 35-year-long career at CERN, passed away on 4 April aged 88.
Aldo Michelini, who led OPAL and other important experiments at CERN, passed away at Easter at the age of 89.
Distinguished CERN physicist Adolf Minten passed away on 21 March at the age of 88.
He devoted himself to teaching, administration and the rich physics research programmes at the INFN and the universities of Milan and Milano-Bicocca.
She was a leading figure within the particle-physics community, and promoted the participation of women in science.