Physics Hoists Sails!

by Marjorie Bardeen . Published: 29 October 2014

The International Conference on New Frontiers in Physics, organized for the third time at the conference centre of the Orthodox Academy of Crete (OAC), near Kolymbari in Crete, on July 31-August 6, 2014, also included a rich programme of activities for the public. On Friday, July 31, a family outreach programme was held in the Sailing Club of Chania. From 10:00 to 13:00 several hundred people—children and their families—explored ideas associated with how physicists make discoveries, focusing in particular on the recent discovery of the Higgs particle at CERN.

Hungarian Colourful Physics Bus

by Gergely Gábor Barnaföldi. Published: 29 October 2014

Hungarian universities, high schools and public organizations have a unique opportunity nowadays, since high-energy physics can be delivered to their home for a call. The history of the Universe got wheels and is able to roll to the public and to the source of the next generation of scientists.

Analysis Tutorial in Primosten

by Chiara Bianchin, Marta Verweij, Jochen Klein (Junior representatives) & Rosi Reed, Michael Weber, Satyajit Jena (Junior committee) . Published: 30 October 2014

After the great attendance of the recent analysis tutorials held at CERN, another edition was organized by the juniors' committee and the junior representatives. It was held on Thursday morning of the ALICE week in Primosten, Croatia. More than 30 people were present in the room and more than 30 joined remotely. We are grateful to the speakers who made the event possible by spending time on the preparation of talks and material.