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Chocolate collision

| 22 January 2015

Image: Akira Yamamoto

Image: Rika Takahashi

The Linear Collider Collaboration Directorate was given a special treat during one of the stopovers of the Tohoku visit: ILC corone, a type of chocolate croissant. With chocolate cream on one side (representing electrons) and vanilla cream on the other (representing positrons), and sprinkled with colored chocolate spray as particles, the baker said that they show you new particles at ILC collisions. A delicious example of physics-inspired food…

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