Inside Japan’s Big Physics | Part one: Super Kamiokande

In the first of a new three part series, we go behind the scenes of Super Kamiokande, the world’s largest neutrino detector.

For more than half a century, Japan has been at the forefront of ‘big physics’, asking fundamental questions about the laws which govern the workings of the universe. Questions of this magnitude require cutting edge technology on a truly massive scale. Over three episodes, Nature reporter Davide Castelvecchi travels across to Japan to get a rare look inside three of its flagship experiments.

Part two: KAGRA –
Part three: Belle II –

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