French particle accelerator to target 'exotic' nuclei

Nov 3, 2016

French particle accelerator to target 'exotic' nuclei

Long thought to be the smallest building blocks of all matter, we now know atoms are themselves composed of electrons spinning around a nucleus made of protons and neutrons. But where do nuclei come from? How are they forged? Which forces govern their behavior? ...

Jun 5, 2013

Panel to pick site for new accelerator

Japan will choose a site as early as next month for a proposed next-generation particle accelerator to study the fundamental components of the universe, according to the head of the selection panel. The panel will release a final report on the selection as early ...

Apr 6, 2011

Fukushima disaster holds lessons for future

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WASHINGTON (Kyodo) The Japanese people have demonstrated an extraordinary capacity to respond to both natural and human-made disasters with remarkable resilience. Our sympathies and thoughts are with them as they face the aftermath of this disaster. It is far too early to know the ...