Second Hyper-K Proto-Collaboration Meeting Underway Read more

Second Hyper-K Proto-Collaboration Meeting Underway

Around 100 particle physicists, members of the Hyper-K experiment, are currently meeting at IPMU in Kashiwa, Japan. Topics of discussion include: the cavity and tank; photosensors; data acquisition and electronics; calibrating the detector; developing software to simulate neutrino interactions in Hyper-K; and all the exciting physics we can do with the Hyper-K detector (solar, atmospheric, […]

NEUTRINOS WIN AGAIN Read more

NEUTRINOS WIN AGAIN

Six neutrino physics experiments (Daya Bay, K2K, T2K, KamLAND, SNO, and Super-K) were awarded the 2016 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics for: “The fundamental discovery and exploration of neutrino oscillations, revealing a new frontier beyond, and possibly far beyond, the standard model of particle physics.” Learn more here: breakthroughprize.org/Laureates youtube/BreakthroughPrize facebook/BreakthroughPrize twitter/brkthroughprize

The 2015 Nobel Prize goes to NEUTRINOS Read more

The 2015 Nobel Prize goes to NEUTRINOS

On 6 October, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for 2015 to Takaaki Kajita Super-Kamiokande Collaboration University of Tokyo, Kashiwa, Japan and Arthur B. McDonald Sudbury Neutrino Observatory Collaboration Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada “for the discovery of neutrino oscillations, which shows that neutrinos have mass”

IOP2015 in full swing in Manchester Read more

IOP2015 in full swing in Manchester

The joint meeting of the UK’s Institute of Physics High Energy Particle Physics, Astroparticle Physics, and Nuclear Physics groups is taking place now at the University of Manchester. Many high-profile presentations will give a snapshot of the research being done in the UK. Hyper-Kamiokande is well represented: Matthew Malek (Imperial College) gave an excellent introduction […]

Postdoctoral position on Hyper-Kamiokande at Queen Mary University of London Read more

Postdoctoral position on Hyper-Kamiokande at Queen Mary University of London

The Particle Physics Research Centre (PPRC) in the School of Physics and Astronomy at Queen Mary, University of London has a vacancy for a Postdoctoral Research Associate to work within the Hyper-Kamiokande group on the Hyper-Kamiokande experiment. It is expected that the Postdoctoral Research Associate may also contribute to the current Super-Kamiokande experiment. The Queen […]

The 3rd Hyper-Kamiokande EU Meeting is going to be held on 27-28 April 2015 at CERN Read more

The 3rd Hyper-Kamiokande EU Meeting is going to be held on 27-28 April 2015 at CERN

The 3rd Hyper-Kamiokande EU meeting,  to discuss the European effort in the experiment, has been announced: it’s going to be at CERN on April 27-28. It is open to anyone who is contributing, has interests, or is planning to join Hyper-K. Detailed information about your Country in Hyper-K can be discussed with your representatives in the Hyper-Kamiokande International […]