On 11 September, French Minister of Research and Technology Roger-Gerard Schwartzenberg announced the decision to build the SOLEIL third-generation synchrotron radiation source near Paris.
New support for the Chacaltaya Cosmic Ray Research Laboratory, on Mount Chacaltaya near La Paz, Bolivia, underlines its relevance for cosmic ray research.
In Japan the KEK high-energy physics laboratory and the Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute are working together to finalize preparations for a major new high-intensity proton source, with applic...
After several months of negotiations, the UK Particle Physics and Astronomy Research Council has announced the establishment of an Institute for Particle Physics Phenomenology at Durham University.
Signed in Islamabad in May was an addendum to the Memorandum of Understanding between CERN and Pakistan, covering increased Pakistani involvement in the CMS experiment for CERN's LHC collider.
Particle physics in the Czech Republic is maturing fast.
International collaboration has always played a major role in particle physics experiments. Could this also be applied to the accelerators themselves? Here, Albrecht Wagner,chairman of the directora...
The European Committee for Future Accelerators, which met in London in March, was impressed by the vitality of particle physics in the UK.
In a meeting at CERN on 10-11 April, a restricted interim council of the SESAME project selected Jordan as its first choice by a large majority and Armenia as its second choice.
Representatives of the National Natural Science Foundation of China visited Brookhaven to learn more about the scientific programme of Brookhaven's new RHIC heavy ion collider and to explore opport...