September 12, 2018 Seed funding towards the construction of the next-generation water Cherenkov detector Hyper-Kamiokande has been allocated by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) within its budget request for the 2019 fiscal year. Seed fundings in the past projects usually lead to full funding in the following year, as it […]
The MEXT roadmap is now finalised and public. Hyper-K is listed as one of the seven highest-priority large-scale projects in Japan. This is a critical step in the plan to build the Hyper-K experiment. The roadmap, which is in Japanese, can be found here and here. Hyper-K is third in the table on page 19 […]
The draft of the MEXT Roadmap for Large Projects is out and includes Hyper-Kamiokande as an important component of the roadmap! The Japanese Roadmap Draft is in Japanese and available from: http://search.e-gov.go.jp/servlet/Public?CLASSNAME=PCMMSTDETAIL&id=185000909&Mode=0 (it’s the second PDF file or http://search.e-gov.go.jp/servlet/PcmFileDownload?seqNo=0000161877 ) Please look at page 19 of the pdf file, fourth row of the table for […]
Symmetry Magazine has recently posted an article featuring Hyper-Kamiokande and the motivations behind this project. You can read it here!
The Second International Meeting for Large Neutrino Infrastructures organised by Fermilab, the Astroparticle Physics European Consortium (APPEC), the ICFA Neutrino Panel, the IUPAP Astroparticle Physics International Commitee (ApPIC) and several worldwide funding agencies has taken place at Fermilab on the 20th and 21st of April 2015. Hyper-Kamiokande was represented by two presentations given by T. Nakaya, on CP […]