Image of the week
SLAC’s new Director of the Accelerator Directorate Norbert Holtkamp (2nd from left) meets with GDE Project Managers Nick Walker, Marc Ross and Akira Yamamoto on a sunny afternoon in Palo Alto, California. Holtkamp welcomed GDE members to SLAC at their second Baseline Assessment Workshop on Tuesday.
In the News
- From physicstoday.org 18 January 2011 Does the world need the US to lead particle physics? … As if to acknowledge the new reality, one possible next-generation machine, the International Linear Collider, even has “international” in its name.
- From Cern Bulletin 17 January 2011 The end of a remarkable era An important era in particle physics is coming to an end: the US Department of Energy announced on Monday that it will not fund an extension to Tevatron running beyond 2011.
- From New York Times 17 January 2011 Recalling a Fallen Star’s Legacy in High-Energy Particle Physics … Some day alien archaeologists could excavate the tunnel in which giant machines replayed the Big Bang and wonder what happened to the people who built it, and what they thought about their place in the universe.
- From Público 12 January 2011 La carrera por el mayor de los aceleradores Uno de los candidatos es el International Linear Collider (ILC), un acelerador que abandona la forma circular por una lineal que funciona a menos potencia que el LHC (un teraelectronvoltio) pero aprovecha mejor cada colisión. (in Spanish)