Director's Corner

Our goals for 2012

by Barry Barish

A major accomplishment last year was the evaluation and approval of a new ILC baseline that has been more optimised for cost, performance and risk. We are now completing the design details and embarking on producing the ILC Technical Design Report by the end of this year.


Advancing superconducting accelerating technology

A report from the TESLA Technology Collaboration meeting and the ILC-GDE SCRF meeting held in China last month

by Min Zhang

Last month, the biannual TESLA Technology Collaboration, hosted by the Institute of High Energy Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences together with Peking University and Tsinghua University, was held at IHEP in Beijing.


Most-read in 2011

What news got your attention in 2011? Revisit ILC NewsLine's most-read stories from last year.

Image of the week

Quiltwork event

Quilt: Susan Jackan

Photograph: Cindy Arnold

Happy New Year! Perhaps this year will bring a discovery resembling the event being depicted on this bright, bursting-with-energy quilt.

Artist Susan Jackan fused and machine-embroidered this quilted depiction of a Higgs event, titled The Heart of the Matter. Stitched and fabric art works of scientific scenes, phenomena and ideas are currently on display in the exhibit Stitched Together: Art and Science at the Fermilab Art Gallery.

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