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Calorimeter under telescope scrutiny

by Barbara Warmbein

While the CALICE collaboration is still busy analysing the data taken at last year’s big test campaign the team planning the hadronic calorimeter for the ILD detector are already gathering new data. This time they looked at the performance of a few prototype layers in a test beam connected to a beam telescope.

Director's Corner

Strasbourg steers ILC towards ESRFI roadmap

by Akira Yamamoto

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.

Video of the week

Construction completed: ILC in Roppongi

by Rika Takahashi

Did you know that the ILC has already been built? Neatly nestled into the lush hills of the Kitakami region it produces collisions... of art and science. We're talking about a 15-metre mockup that's part of the biggest art event in Tokyo in one of the trendiest places in town. Watch it being made in the video.

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