Europeans Looking for “God Particle” Means U.S. Science Slips

Europeans Looking for “God Particle” Means U.S. Science Slips

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In 2011, the U.S. Department of Energy shut down the Tevatron, a 4.26-mile accelerator at the Fermi National Laboratory in Batavia, Illinois, that had been the U.S.’s most powerful accelerator.