Tohoku pins rebound hopes to atom smasher

Reference | EXPLAINER Mar 9, 2015

Tohoku pins rebound hopes to atom smasher

by Tomohiro Osaki

As the disaster-hit Tohoku region struggles to recover from the deadly tsunami four years ago, many residents have hopes for what is considered a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to galvanize the area's resurrection. Chances are the region may host the International Linear Collider, a state-of-the-art research facility ...

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