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U.S. and Europe Sign Deal to Collaborate on Scientific Research

Friday, May 8, 2015 - 13:30

A new agreement between American and European scientists will allow collaboration on research projects on both continents, The New York Times reports. The pact, signed on Thursday by the U.S. Department of Energy, the National Science Foundation, and the European Organization for Nuclear Research, known as CERN, allows American researchers to keep working on CERN's Large Hadron Collider, and CERN scientists to work on projects in the United States. The deal could free up funding for a facility that American physicists want to build in Illinois to study neutrinos.Source: NytimesLaying the groundwork for what they said would be a new era of scientific cooperation, leaders of European and American particle physics initiatives signed an agreement at a White House ceremony on Thursday to share the spoils of their research in the coming decades.Read more at: