Japan puts plans for the world’s next big particle collider on hold

The proposed accelerator would help physicists study Higgs boson particles in detail

International Linear Collider

ON ICE  Contrary to expectations, the Japanese government is still withholding judgment on whether to host the International Linear Collider (illustrated), a particle accelerator proposed to investigate the Higgs boson.  

Rey.Hori/KEK

This article is only available to Science News subscribers.

Subscribers, enter your e-mail address to access our archives.

Not a subscriber?

Science News is a nonprofit.

Support us by subscribing now.

More Stories from Science News on Physics

From the Nature Index

Paid Content