Tag Archives: J-PARC

quick update on J-PARC situation

Their analysis on the 28th of March of the damage on the site and much of the equipment is available in this PDF: http://j-parc.jp/picture/2011/03/Notice0328.pdf External damage is impressive, but due to sturdy construction in most places that matter most, it looks like the experimental equipment survived relatively unscathed. Here’s hoping that they can get things running […]


Update on Japan, earthquake, tsunami, J-PARC, reactors and news.

A quick post about the situation in Japan. I did not feel anything of the earthquake (I was in Hyogo prefecture at the time), although one of my colleagues did feel something close to Osaka. SPring-8 is equally unaffected. The tsunami did not come anywhere near. Overall, the Japanese colleagues seem to be taking it […]