Kyushu in push to host accelerator

Jun 6, 2013

Kyushu in push to host accelerator

by Shigeki Hiroe

Local governments, businesses and academic institutions in Kyushu have launched all-out joint efforts to host a proposed next-generation particle accelerator to study fundamental questions about the universe’s makeup. Switzerland and the United States have been proposed as sites for the International Linear Collider, though ...

Apr 18, 2011

Crisis cost and opportunity

by Takamitsu Sawa

The most powerful earthquake in the nation’s history struck the northeastern part of Japan on March 11. Even more devastating than the quake itself was the tsunami that followed, as it took more than 20,000 lives and destroyed countless structures. Radioactive leaks continue to ...