Barbara Warmbein | 16 February 2017This animation, created by Rey.Hori, shows what happens when electrons and positrons collide in the ILD detector, one of the planned detectors for the future ILC. Many collisions will happen at the same time around the clock, producing a vast array of possible processes, or events. This animation shows the example of one possible collision event involving the Higgs boson. Here’s a guide to what happens in the clip.
Rika Takahashi | 3 November 2016Did you know that the ILC has already been built? Neatly nestled into the lush hills of the Kitakami region it produces collisions... of art and science. We're talking about a 15-metre mockup that's part of the biggest art event in Tokyo in one of the trendiest places in town. Watch it being made in the video.
Perrine Royole-Degieux | 3 March 2016You cannot possibly have missed that gravitational waves have recently been discovered by the LIGO-VIRGO scientific collaborations. But in case you missed the talk at CERN explaining it, you can watch it here. See also "A dream comes true" from the last issue of LC NewsLine, a personal view of the discovery by Barry Barish.
Category: Video of the week | Tagged: gravitational waves, LIGO, Virgo
25 November 2015At the 9th International Accelerator School for Linear Collider, many young scientists joined the #mylinearcollider campaign – video messages from all over the world from people who wish to participate in the project. We have prepared a new playlist of messages from young scientists, #nextgeneration, on YouTube. Have a a look at what the next generation has to say!
Category: Video of the week | Tagged: #nextgeneration, mylinearcollider
11 June 2015Gerard 't Hooft and Steven Weinberg speak in favour of the expected precision results a linear collider would bring, joining the #mylinearcollider video campaign from their offices in the Netherlands and at the University of Texas. They point out the benefits the project would bring not only to the host, but to the world of science and humanity in general, and Weinberg advocates Japan as the host site for the project.
Category: Video of the week | Tagged: Japan, mylinearcollider, Nobel prize, precision, site
14 May 2015Nobel laureates Toshihide Maskawa, Masatoshi Koshiba, David Gross and Burton Richter join the #mylinearcollider campaign. Plus as a little bonus a compilation of some of the videos collected during the campaign so far. Can you find yourself?
Category: Video of the week | Tagged: mylinearcollider, Nobel prize
Perrine Royole-Degieux | 2 April 2015110 years ago, Albert Einstein published four historical papers... and a very famous equation.For this special birthday, Symmetry Magazine succeded to explain, in a very simple way, how E=mc2, an equation "used" everyday in particle accelerators, has radically changed our way of doing physics. Watch the animation and read also Symmetry Magazine's related article.
Category: Video of the week | Tagged: outreach
Perrine Royole-Degieux | 19 March 2015Professor David Gross speaks in strong support for the International Linear Collider, a "fantastic new accelerator". He says that for the exploation of the properties of the Higgs, the promise of new particles, forces and a new understanding the ILC is one of "the most exciting prospects." He says the he "applauds the Japanese government and Japanese colleagues for leading the effort to host the ILC in Japan, and I trust and hope that the international community will join this effort." David Gross was awarded the NobelPrize in Physics in 2004 along with Frank Wilczek and David Politzer. He is a theoretical physicist at the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics at UC Santa Barbara.
Category: Video of the week | Tagged: mylinearcollider