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Plans for Next Big Collider Reach Critical Mass at Snowmass

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Science  27 Jul 2001:
Vol. 293, Issue 5530, pp. 582
DOI: 10.1126/science.293.5530.582

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SNOWMASS VILLAGE, COLORADO-- High-energy physicists from around the world would like to build a multibillion-dollar linear collider as the next big accelerator project. The unexpected consensus appeared in an unofficial statement cobbled together at the end of a 3-week summit here. But how such a machine would be funded and where it would be built are yet to be determined.