News FocusNEXT LINEAR COLLIDER

Collision Course With Reality

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Science  21 Feb 2003:
Vol. 299, Issue 5610, pp. 1168-1171
DOI: 10.1126/science.299.5610.1168

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Particle physicists around the world have given themselves a year to settle on a design for a $6 billion particle smasher. But can they disentangle the technology from the politics? Related stories discuss the science behind the next linear collider and a possible way to make it accessible to researchers around the world.