The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced the selection of Brookhaven National Laboratory in Upton, NY, as the site for a planned major new nuclear physics research facility.
The Electron Ion Collider (EIC), to be designed and constructed over ten years at an estimated cost between $1.6 and $2.6 billion, will smash electrons into protons and heavier atomic nuclei in an effort to penetrate the mysteries of the “strong force” that binds the atomic nucleus together.
More details at this link.
BGOOD experiment on EPJA cover
The BGOOD (BGOball Open Dipole magnet) experiment is carried out by the researchers belonging to the CSN3 MAMBO collaboration. In "The Europen Physicsl Journal A" of April, an overview of the experiment is reported, devoted to the investigation of mesons photoproduction at the Facility ELSA.
The paper can be downloaded from this link.