A special visit to ALICE

by Panos Charitos. Published: 20 July 2013

Earlier this month, on the 6th June, the ALICE Cavern received some special visitors. John Jowett from the Accelerator department at CERN, Mike Blaskiewicz from the Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) and Krishna Rajagopal from MIT who is currently on his sabbatical leave working in CERN's TH Division, visited the Cavern, guided by Werner Riegler, ALICE Technical Coordinator and Despina Hatzifotiadou, ALICE outreach coordinator.

ALICE in "Imparare Sperimentando" exhibition in Pordenone

by Rosario Nania. Published: 21 March 2013

"Imparare Sperimentando" is an exhibition in Pordenone (Italy) on scientific matters. It has now reached its 8th edition. As the title explains, it is devoted to show to a large public the main instruments which allow the progress in different disciplines ranging from nanostructures to biology and astronomy. Thanks to the tireless enthusiasm of Prof. I. Sciarratta and his team of volunteers, the exhibition brings thousands of visitors in the magnificent church of San Francesco in the center of the city and has substantial visibility in the schools and in the media.

Rutherford Appleton Laboratory: New ALICE Associate Member

by Renato Turchetta. Published: 14 January 2013

Rutherford Appleton Laboratory is a national laboratory in the UK. It is owned and operated by the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), one of the seven UK Research Councils. STFC is one of Europe’s largest multidisciplinary research organisations, supporting scientists and engineers world-wide. It operates world-class, large-scale research facilities, provides strategic advice to the government on their development, and manages international research projects in support of a broad cross-section of the UK research community.


ALICE physics results from the p-Pb pilot run

In the lab with Jacobus van Hoorne