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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"