The publication of blueprints for the International Linear Collider (ILC) was marked by ceremonies in Japan, Switzerland, and the U.S. on Wednesday, with scientists hoping the multibilllion-dollar machine could shine a light on the mystery of what makes up most of the universe.
These Tesla 9-cell 1.3GHz superconducting radio-frequency cavities, working at temperatures near absolute zero, will accelerate electrons and positrons toward the ILC detectors.
June 12, 2013 1:35 PM PDT
Photo by: ILC/Fermilab Visual Media Services
| Caption by: Tim Hornyak
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