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Editorial – The Roadmap 2016 of the European Strategic Forum for Research Infrastructures (ESFRI)

By Giorgio Rossi. Published on 26 April 2016 in:
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From the launch event on September 25th 2014 in Trieste (IT) to the presentation of the Roadmap 2016 on March 1oth in Amsterdam (NL), ESFRI has carried out an important refinement of its method and has produced a new strategy document identifying new projects and consolidated landmarks as well as a thorough analysis of the European Landscape of Research Infrastructures accessible to European scientists and developers.

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Letter of Intent for KM3NeT 2.0

By KM3NeT collaboration. Published on 25 February 2016 in:
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On 28 January 2016, scientists of the KM3NeT Collaboration have publicly announced KM3NeT 2.0, their ambition for the immediate future to further exploit the clear waters of the deep Mediterranean Sea for the detection of cosmic and atmospheric neutrinos. The published Letter of Intent details the science performance as well as the technical design of the KM3NeT 2.0 infrastructure.

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The construction of the KM3NeT neutrino telescope has begun

By Els de Wolf. Published on 26 January 2016 in:
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In December 2015, scientists and engineers started the installation of KM3NeT.. Once completed, it will be the largest neutrino detector in the Northern Hemisphere. Located in the depths of the Mediterranean Sea, the telescope will be used to study the fundamental properties of neutrinos and map the high-energy cosmic neutrinos emanating from extreme cataclysmic events in the Universe.

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Cabled Observatory event explores multi-disciplinary synergy

By Ian Randall. Published on 19 July 2012 in:
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A “Deep Ocean Cabled Observatories” workshop – examining potential synergies between astroparticle physics and marine and earth sciences – was held at NIKHEF, in Amsterdam, on 24-25 May this year.

The conference revealed many areas in which physics can collaborate with other disciplines – with the deep-ocean physics installations providing the perfect opportunity to accommodate such devices as seismometers and hydrophones, to gather data for varied researches…

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Deep Ocean Cabled Observatories workshop

By Ian Randall. Published on 22 May 2012 in:
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The “Deep Ocean Cabled Observatories” workshop will be held at NIKHEF, in Amsterdam, on 24-25 May this year. The event will bring together marine scientists and astroparticle physicists to discuss the research potential of cabled observatories.

The first day of the workshop will focus on current research being undertaken in Canada, the Mediterranean and the United States; the second day, however, will concentrate on the future – looking at what answers…

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