Suddenly the U.S. isn't the center of the physics universe. The answer: build the International Linear Collider-one of the most powerful (and expensive) pieces of equipment on Earth
When the world´s biggest particle accelerator, the Large Hadron Collider, opens next year near Geneva, the focal point of the high-energy physics world will shift from U.S. soil for the first time in half a century. Bummer, indeed. But America´s brightest are busy devising a rescue plan. In April, a panel of U.S.