Photos: The forefront of particle physics

Photos: The forefront of particle physics

Summary: A look at accelerators, solenoids and other devices used in particle and radiation research.

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  • DESY accelerator module

    The accelerator module at the TESLA Test Facility at Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY), in Hamburg, Germany. The module was specially illuminated for a showcase event called "Science Night," the first in Hamburg.

  • Fermilab's neutrino test

    Scientist Ioanis Kourbanis checks a beam-focusing horn for the MiniBooNE experiment conducted by the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, or Fermilab, near Chicago. The goal of the experiment is to determine how many types of neutrinos exist. Neutrinos are electrically neutral particles of very little mass that are created during nuclear reactions.

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