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Groundbreaking ceremony for Hyper-Kamiokande held in Hida, Japan: Due to start operation in 2027
The groundbreaking ceremony for the Hyper-Kamiokande, a new world-leading international scientific research project which is set to start experiments in 2027, was held at its construction site in Hida City, Gifu Prefecture, Japan on May 28, 2021. As nine areas including Tokyo and Osaka were under the COVID-19 state of emergency, about half of the 50 participants attended online.
More details on UTokyo website.