Linear accelerator: Ode to industrial artistry
Photos from Stanford's Linear Accelerator are awe-inspiring feats of engineering.
Wired's running a gallery of photos from Stanford's Linear Accelerator, whose scientists have won three Nobel prizes for their work on matter and anti-matter, among other things. Whether or not you're into astrophysics and cosmology, the photos are a pictorial celebration of industrial design--including a 600-ton electromagnet, a particle observatory, and photoemission spectroscopy equipment.
View the detailed photo gallery on Wired: "World's Longest Accelerator Probes Universe's Tiniest Particles"