U.S. physics strategy calls for greater global collaboration

By Science News Staff, 13:33 PM May 22, 2014

Guest post by Andrew Grant

In a time of tightened budgets, the U.S. particle physics community should increase international collaboration without sacrificing its position as a leader in the field, according to a new report.

The Particle Physics Project Prioritization Panel (P5) report, presented by a committee of physicists May 22 in Bethesda, Md., prioritizes the construction of a billion-dollar-plus neutrino facility and several smaller experiments for the next decade and beyond.

The report’s...

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