François de Rose recalls the first discussions that ultimately led to the birth of CERN.
For David P Anderson, project leader of SETI@home, the future of scientific computing is public.
The European Particle Accelerator Conference, EPAC, has developed a distinctive role on the world stage, explains Christine Petit-Jean-Genaz, the EPAC conferences coordinator.
Alexandru Mihul believes that the distribution of data from large laboratories to smaller institutes for longer term analysis has benefits for all.
Outreach should be recognized as a natural part of scientific research, and hence of its funding, argues Erik Johansson.
CERN's new director-general, Robert Aymar, believes that the CERN Council should strengthen its mission to "sponsor co-operation" in particle physics across Europe.
In hosting the recent RSIS conference, CERN took a bold step into the global policy arena. Manjit Dosanjh, John Ellis and Hans Hoffmann explain why.
Earlier this year 14 Nobel laureates wrote to the president of the CERN Council to encourage the member states to support some non-LHC research and R&D on future detectors and accelerators. Here we pr...
Restrictions on travel to the US are having a damaging impact on international scientific collaboration, as Vera Lüth explains.
Basic research, such as particle physics, not only attracts much needed young people to science, it also provides valuable training, says Maurice Jacob.