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US particle-physics panel presents plan for the future

Fonte: physics world High-energy particle physicists in the US must build further international collaborations and co-operation, according to recommendations made by the Particle Physics Project Prioritization Panel’s (P5) 2014 report, which was released yesterday. Top priorities over the next two decades include the US playing a vital role in upgrades to the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at…

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[Reblog]: China to build a huge underground neutrino experiment

Reblogged from physicsworld.com: Photograph of a test site for the planned Jiangmen Underground Neutrino Observatory in China Test site for the Jiangmen Underground Neutrino Observatory Work has started on a huge underground neutrino lab in China. The $330m Jiangmen Underground Neutrino Observatory (JUNO) is being built in Kaiping City, Guangdong Province, in the south of…

Fermilab ‘Director’s corner’

Our focus for 2014 Fermilab Director Nigel Lockyer Happy New Year. I hope everyone had an enjoyable break — there is nothing like the holiday season to clear the mind and recharge the batteries! The year ahead will be an important one for defining the long-term vision for Fermilab. Here are a few highlights we…

[Reblog]: Fate of Spanish Neutron Facility Up in the Air

2013-09-06 14:30 BARCELONA, SPAIN—Plans to build a particle accelerator and neutron source in Spain’s Basque Country have come to a sudden halt. The governing board of the European Spallation Source (ESS)-Bilbao has removed the project’s scientific director, Javier Bermejo, a neutron scattering researcher at the Institute for the Structure of Matter in Madrid, and did…

[Reblog]: Upgraded Fermilab neutrino beam back in business

September 04, 2013 Upgraded Fermilab neutrino beam back in business After more than a year of improvements, Fermilab’s accelerator complex has begun sending neutrinos to experiments at the lab and in Minnesota. Kathryn Jepsen Today, for the first time, Fermilab switched on its newly revamped neutrino beam, soon to be one of the most intense…