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Brief Thoughts on Future Circular Colliders

The January/February 2019 issue of the CERN Courier introduces the Future Circular Collider Conceptual Design Reports and offers commentary on the European and Chinese initiatives. Here is an extended version of my contribution to the commentary. 1. Why is a … Continue reading

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Time and Change

Communication to my Fermilab colleagues, Fall 2016 Dear Friends, For more than forty-two years, Fermilab has been my perfect scientific home. The lab has provided a stimulating and supportive environment for my research and community service, trusted me to help … Continue reading

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John David Jackson

John David Jackson, professor emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley, whose magisterial textbook Classical Electrodynamics has shaped graduate education for more than a half century, died on 20 May 2016 in Lansing, Michigan … Read my JDJ obituary in … Continue reading

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CERN — Six Decades of Science, Innovation, Cooperation, and Inspiration

This month, the European Laboratory for Particle Physics, which straddles the Swiss-French border northwest of Geneva, celebrates its sixtieth birthday … Read my Back Page essay in the August/September 2014 issue of APS News.

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