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14 September 2012 - Kavli IPMU/ Subaru Telescope, NAOJ
Hyper Suprime-Cam Ushers in a New Era of Observational Astronomy
The installation of Hyper Suprime-Cam (HSC) onto the Subaru Telescope took place on August 16-17, 2012.

12 September 2012 - CERN
European particle physics refreshes long-term strategy
Some 500 particle physicists meeting in Krakow this week have been debating the long-term future of their field at the CERN Council Open Symposium on the European Strategy for Particle Physics.

11 September 2012 - INFN/Cabibbolab
A new partner joins SuperB from Russia
A major agreement was recently signed between the Nicola Cabibbo Laboratory Consortium (CLC) and the Budker Institute for Nuclear Physics (BINP) in Novosibirsk, Russia. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) will enable the joint development of projects for the construction of a SuperB Factory (B particles factory) in Rome and a SuperC-Tau Factory (C and tau particles factory) in Novosibirsk.

Particle Physics in the Press

15 September 2012 - New Scientist
Heavy photons are too light to be behind dark matter

14 September 2012 -
String Theory: A Brief Overview

14 September 2012 -
Elusive dark energy is real, study says

13 September 2012 - Reuters
ALICE scientists enter primeval plasma wonderland

13 September 2012 - Science Magazine
Who Invented the Higgs Boson?

13 September 2012 - Los Angeles Times
New study sheds light on dark energy

13 September 2012 - Phys.Org
A challenging task: LHC collides protons with lead ions for first time

13 September 2012 - New Scientist
Higgs boson gets peer-review seal of approval

12 September 2012 - Phys.Org
CERN scientists brainstorm future role

12 September 2012 - Popular Science
Full Higgs Boson Results Officially Published

12 September 2012 - Slate Magazine
Higgs Boson Confirmed; CERN Discovery Passes Test

12 September 2012 - Forbes
Higgs Boson Discovery Has Been Confirmed

11 September 2012 - Economic Times
CERN to build a larger collider to solve how gravity works

11 September 2012 - Ars Technica
Too many heavy particles could mean trouble for the Standard Model

11 September 2012 - Huffington Post
Higgs Boson Peer Review: CERN Discovery Passes Crucial Scientific Scrutiny

10 September 2012 - AFP
Landmark Higgs boson announcement clears key hurdle

10 September 2012 - Phys.Org
Higgs boson: landmark announcement clears key hurdle

10 September 2012 - Economic Times
Rust never sleeps: Electron hopping in iron oxide

10 September 2012 - Daily Mail
The 'even larger' hadron collider: Cern reveals plans for new experiments measuring 50miles in length to solve the mystery of how gravity works

9 September 2012 - The Australian
Large Hadron Collider not large enough for scientists


ILC Newsline

13 September 2012

  • A trip down main linac lane
  • European community discusses the future of particle physics
  • SLAC celebrates 50 years
CERN Bulletin

10 September 2012

  • That's one small drop for Mankind...
  • Inspiring a generation
  • LHC Report: Rocky XIV
DESY inForm

September 2012

  • The gate to the nanocosm
  • Distinguished accelerator scientist
  • New leading scientist
  • Pulling strings
CERN Courier

September 2012

  • CMS studies the quark–gluon plasma
  • Particle identification in ALICE boosts QGP studies
  • The PS Booster hits 40
  • ECLOUD12 sheds light on electron clouds
ASPERA This Month
  • Towards the new ApPEC structure
  • "CTA will likely be the first"
  • The third ASPERA Call has been launched


Hyper Suprime-Cam. The instrument weighs 3 tons and is 3 m (9 ft.) high. (Courtesy: NAOJ)

The layout of the 116 CCDs with a total of 870 million pixels. (Courtesy: NAOJ)

The Wide Field Corrector (Courtesy: NAOJ)

Astronomers in the observation room of the Subaru Telescope carry out performance tests of HSC. (Courtesy: NAOJ)


Installing HSC

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