10 January 2011

No more Tevatron after September

Sayeth the Trib. I'm too lazy to look very hard for a press release.

All one or two of my readers who know what the Tevatron is are probably kind of sad.

3 Comments:

At 11 January, 2011 13:31, Blogger Noah said...

The large hard-on collider will eat its soul. I shall have a moment of silence. Tevatron was the core of Fermilab's research. I suppose they could migrate some folks to Argonne.

 
At 11 January, 2011 14:36, Blogger David Johnsen said...

And if anyone wonders why, just read the first comment on that story. Too many Americans don't give a rip about science anymore. Ever since the Reagan devolution 30 years ago, any science without clear military applications has been doomed. (Note: I did not write the second comment there, though I agree with it.)

On the other hand, we knew this day would come, though I was hoping it would be when the U.S. finished the super collider in Texas (R.I.P.).

 
At 17 January, 2011 10:48, Blogger Georg said...

Bonjour Jennifer,

Not sad at all. Our LHC at the Swiss border is working fine. What about applying for a job there. Give it a try.

Georg

 

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