Physics slam has real impact

Scientists compete for an audience’s approval by giving clear, fun and to-the-point presentations on topics in particle physics.

by Leah Hesla

Eugene, Oregon played host to the first-ever physics slam in the United States. By all accounts, it was a runaway success.


A day in a particle physicist’s shoes

by Perrine Royole-Degieux

March is particle hunting season for more than 8,000 students who participated in the International Hands on Particle Physics Masterclasses. And this year features a premiere: they analyse real high-energy proton collisions from 2010’s events at the Large Hadron Collider.

Director's Corner

I have a dream…

This week's issue features a Director's Corner from Jean-Pierre Delahaye, member of the GDE Executive Committee and CLIC study leader.

by Jean-Pierre Delahaye

Is it possible to build a strong, long-term and globally coordinated accelerator R&D programme? Most probably, and Jean-Pierre Delahaye wishes to. In this week’s director’s corner, he explains how, referring to a review of new accelerator projects he presented at ICHEP2010 conference in Paris last year.

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