Director's Corner

Interim report from the ILC-CLIC general issues group

by Barry Barish

A freshly released report from the ILC-CLIC working group on general issues summarises general issues and synergies involving a future a linear collider. It also discusses plans for the ILC and CLIC efforts to identify common issues regarding siting, technical issues and project planning.


From symmetry breaking: Particle Physics Photowalk Exhibits Open Around the Globe?

Sure, particle physics machines are highly functional beasts, but their visual allure also becomes clear in the photographs from the first Global Particle Physics Photowalk, soon to be on exhibit around the world.

Learn more about the photowalk.

Research Director's Report

ILC community meets in Oregon for ALCPG11

This month's Research Director's Report was written by Jim Brau, co-chair of the Worldwide Study and regional detector contact for the Americas.

by Jim Brau

On the eve of the 2011 ILC Americas regional meeting meeting, Jim Brau reports on the progress which has been achieved in the ILC detector and physics field since the last meeting in 2009.

Image of the week

TPC in the right light

Image: DESY / Heiner Müller-Elsner

The test beam season is about to start and the prototype of the ILD time projection chamber is being prepared for a round of new tests in the DESY testbeam facility – captured here by a professional photographer.

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