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Message from politicians in response to Science Council of Japan’s final report

21 December 2018 Two political groups, the Federation of Diet Members for the ILC and the Liaison Committee for Realizing the ILC, released a joint message in response to the SCJ's final report, reaffirming their commitment to push forward the ILC in Japan and to persuade the Japanese government to make a positive decision by March next year. Category: Feature | Tagged: , ,

Clarifications on the report from the Science Council of Japan regarding the ILC

21 December 2018 The report released by the Science Council of Japan on 19 December on the realisation of the ILC raised many questions within the linear collider community. The ILC Planning Office at KEK asks for continuing support. Category: Director's Update | Tagged: , ,

Nobel laureates speak for the ILC

| 4 October 2018 Four Nobel laureates in Physics Sheldon Glashow, Barry Barish, Masatoshi Koshiba and Yoshinori Osumi publicly support the ILC project in a symposium held at the University of Tokyo last August. The ILC is “absolutely essential,” they said, and not just for particle physics. Category: Feature | Tagged: , , ,

The ILC Supporters – celebrities for the linear collider

| 4 October 2018 Have you ever seen pictures of people proudly showing off tattoos or stickers showing a compass-like stylised particle collision and wondered what that was all about? Have you heard of a group called “ILC Supporters” but didn’t know who they are and how to join them? This interview with Kimura U, Japan’s "ambassador for cute (kawaii)" and famous ILC Supporter, should answer all your questions. Category: Around the World | Tagged: , ,

Successful visit to Europe: one big step for ILC realisation

| 1 February 2018 A Japanese delegation of 18 persons – Diet members, government officials, industry leaders, and scientists – toured France and Germany in a four-day visit seeking to strengthen relationships towards ILC realisation. Essential view points from the two countries on investment and timescale were clarified and confirmed with the delegation. The importance to include the ILC into the next European strategy for particle physics was also reaffirmed. Category: Feature, Uncategorized | Tagged: , , , ,

Science First with the ILC- Keynote speech by Takeo Kawamura

8 December 2016 In his keynote at LCWS2016, former MEXT Minister Takeo Kawamura stressed that while fundamental research may have application in the long run, it's the science that is most important. Category: Around the World | Tagged: , ,

Strasbourg steers ILC towards ESRFI roadmap

| 3 November 2016 Reporting from the French city of Strasbourg, Asian Regional Director Akira Yamamoto says that he was encouraged by a dedicated forum about the ILC, the ESFRI roadmap and next steps held with political and science officials this Monday. It was part of the IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference that continues until Sunday 6 November. Category: Director's Corner | Tagged: , , , ,

Art explaining science with the help of the ILC

| 6 October 2016 Want to help build the International Linear Collider? This autumn, the International Linear Collider exhibition will be installed at one of the biggest art event in Tokyo. Have a go at its construction... Category: Around the World | Tagged: , , , ,

Hello Kitty meets ILC

and | 11 August 2016 Why is Hello Kitty wearing glasses? What is this L doing on her bow? And what mean all those symbols behind her back? These kinds of questions are expected regarding the newest Hello Kitty x Science line. But why? Read more about how this cute small Kitty got in touch with science and about her impact at a huge High Energy Physics conference. Category: Feature | Tagged: , , , ,

Bump or no bump

| 11 August 2016 High Energy Physics (HEP) has always been a field with great discoveries and the field seems to be ‘storming’ forward as some attendees of this ICHEP declared. Not only new LHC results were the center point of this conference but also the discovery of gravitational waves, new neutrino measurements and of course future facilities like the ILC and CLIC. Category: Around the World | Tagged: , , , , , , , , , , ,
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