## Saturday, April 22, 2006 ... //

### Illinois: Particle Accelerator Day

Illinois' governor has declared this Saturday (or Friday?) to be the

and everyone must celebrate. Mr. Blagojevich is trying to attract the future linear ILC collider to his state. Congratulations, Argonne and Fermilab. PhysOrg.com illuminates some ILC attempts of these two facilities here. Meanwhile, on the same day, the celebrations of the Earth Day, invented by John McConnell, dominate in Massachusetts. Those who are already fed up with the Earth - and with Google Earth - may try Google Mars.

Via JoAnne.