Tag archive: Snowmass

ILC is big in the US P5 process

| 19 June 2014 The ILC came away as a big winner in the P5 process, says LCC Deputy Director Hitoshi Murayama. He gives his take on the importance of the report and its expected positive impact on the ILC in this week's Director's Corner. Category: Director's Corner | Tagged: , , , ,

Planning for the future of the US high-energy-physics programme

| 21 November 2013 The US Department of Energy High Energy Physics Advisory Panel is currently in the process of updating the 2008 US High Energy Physics roadmap. The Committee will produce a draft report by early March 2014 and a final report by May. Mike Harrison, Associate Director for the International Linear Collider, explains the context and possible outcome, for the ILC, of this roadmap. Category: Director's Corner | Tagged: , , ,

Strategy for linear colliders

| 22 August 2013 It has been another summer with discussions about future strategies for international particle physics. After work on the European Strategy last summer, the US strategy is on the table this summer. For the linear collider work the strategy processes have been positive, reports Steinar Stapnes, Associate Director for CLIC in the Linear Collider Collaboration. Researchers are closely following decisions being made in Japan. Category: Director's Corner | Tagged: , , , ,

From symmetry magazine: Scientists look to next decades in US particle physics

Image: Reidar Hahn, Fermilab | 8 August 2013 From the output of the "Snowmass" meeting, US particle physicists will chart a path to answering some of science’s most intriguing questions. More than 600 particle physicists from nearly 100 universities and laboratories came together on the University of Minnesota's Minneapolis campus to enumerate the field's most pressing scientific questions and contemplate the experiments needed to answer them. Category: Image of the week | Tagged: , ,

Snowmass on the Mississippi in Minneapolis

| 8 August 2013 Waiting for his plane after an intense and productive Snowmass meeting with more than 700 participants in Minneapolis, Hitoshi Murayama reports that the scientific opportunities and aspirations discussed at the meeting seem to lead to basic community consensus. The hunt for the identity of the Higgs adds momentum. Category: Director's Corner | Tagged: , , , , ,

From technology to diplomacy

| 7 March 2013 On 21 February the International Linear Collider Steering Committee (ILCSC) handed over to the new linear collider structure. The Linear Colllider Board (LCB), chaired by Sachio Komamiya, replaces ILCSC, and the Linear Collider Collaboration (LCC) replaces GDE and the groups working on physics and detectors for both the ILC and CLIC. The LCC of course also includes the CLIC study. Linear Collider Director Lyn Evans looks ahead. Category: Director's Corner | Tagged: , , , , , ,

1 September 2005

| 1 September 2005 The two-week linear collider workshop at Snowmass is now over. Both the 2nd ILC Workshop and the 2005 International Linear Collider Physics and Detector Workshops were great successes. Category: Director's Corner | Tagged: ,

25 August 2005

| 25 August 2005 One of the liveliest and most interesting working groups at Snowmass has been the so-called cost/engineering global group. Category: Director's Corner | Tagged: ,

10 August 2005

| Next week the Snowmass ILC Workshop will begin. More than 600 participants have already signed up. Snowmass promises to be a very exciting and productive two weeks for the ILC. Category: Director's Corner | Tagged:

8 June 2005

| This is our new GDE communications web page, which we have installed on the Linear Collider Communication website. It represents what will become an important tool for us to inform each other and the community what is going on with the GDE. -- By Barry Barish Category: Director's Corner | Tagged: