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Global Team Keeps Low Profile As It Works on Next Collider

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Science  17 Nov 1995:
Vol. 270, Issue 5239, pp. 1115
DOI: 10.1126/science.270.5239.1115


Menlo Park, California—Physicists from Europe, Japan, and the United States are quietly working on technologies that they hope will form the basis for a behemoth atom smasher, the Next Linear Collider. Drawing a lesson from the demise of the Superconducting Super Collider, they are getting an international collaboration together before, rather than after, seeking construction funds.