This week, linear collider researchers meet in Daegu, Korea for KILC12. Among other topics, they discussed the final production stages of the Detailed Baseline Design and Technical Design Report. To top it all off, conference organisers are treating attendees to their choice of excursions through the vibrant city of Daegu.
This week’s issue features a Director's Corner from Brian Foster, Global Design Effort European Regional Director
by Brian Foster
Roadmaps, like many things in life, become outdated and eventually misleading and useless. The only way to avoid this is to update them when it is clear that the landscape has, or is about to, change significantly.
A new project representing 23 scientific institutions is investigating this mysterious cosmic propellant, called dark energy. The centerpiece is the Dark Energy Camera, which will be operational in July after it is installed in the telescope at the Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory in Chile.