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Japan eyes up its future

Japan eyes up its future

  Japan has been a leader in the global neutrino community since the 1980s, breaking ground (both literally and figuratively) with multiple generations of massive underground experiments. These e...

A portal to new physics

A portal to new physics

  The 1998 discovery that neutrinos can oscillate between different flavours, by the Super-Kamiokande experiment in Japan and subsequently by the SNO experiment in Canada, marked a turning point ...

IceCube seeks to expand

IceCube seeks to expand

  The IceCube experiment at the South Pole has been one of the pioneers of the field of neutrino astronomy. During a seven-year-long construction campaign that ended in 2010, the 325 strong IceC...

Neutrino pioneer

When I meet Jack in his office in Building 2, he has just returned from a “splendid” birthday celebration – a classical-music concert “with a lady conductor”, he is quick to ...

Futures intertwined

Futures intertwined

CERN and Fermilab have a rich history of scientific accomplishment. Fermilab, which is currently the only US laboratory fully devoted to particle physics, tends to favour fermions: the top and bottom ...

Testing of DUNE tech begins

Testing of DUNE tech begins

The planned Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE) (CERN Courier December 2015 p19) will require 70,000 tonnes of liquid argon, making it the largest experiment of its kind – 100 ...

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