Learned societies worldwide to plan the future of particle physics

By David Lee. Published on 27 February 2014 in:
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Three community driven initiatives in 2013 have provided an opportunity to high-energy particle “to build a compelling science case for major research facilities in Asia, Europe and the US. They identified ways to increase the scientific return on society‚Äôs investment and to spread the benefits of forefront physics research to developing countries.”
An article in the January/February 2014 CERN Courier describes how learned societies have provided valuable input into the planning process for future high-energy particle physics facilities…
In January 2013, a working group of the CERN Council met in Erice, Italy, to draft an updated strategy for medium…

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International Particle Accelerator Conference

By Andy Wolski. Published on 22 May 2012 in:
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The third International Particle Accelerator Conference [IPAC'12] is being held in New Orleans, Louisiana, on 20-25 May this year. The conference aims to be a truly international event, offering an opportunity for those involved in accelerator research, development and operation to communicate their work and keep up-to-date with the latest developments in the field.

The conference programme includes talks from outstanding speakers; poster sessions…

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Quark Matter 2012

By Ian Randall. Published on 19 April 2012 in:
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The 23rd International Conference on Ultra-Relativistic Nucleus-Nucleus Collisions [Quark Matter 2012] is being held at the Washington Omni Shoreham Hotel, in Washington DC, on 13-18 August this year.

Topics under discussion will include: electromagnetic probes; future experimental facilities, upgrades, and instrumentation; global and collective dynamics; hadron thermodynamics; heavy flavour and quarkonia; jet correlations and fluctuations; new theoretical developments; pre-equilibrium and initial state physics…

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