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Particle Accelerator That Can Fit on a Tabletop Opens New Chapter for Science Research

Particle Accelerator That Can Fit on a Tabletop Opens New Chapter for Science Research

Laser-powered accelerator can generate energies and speeds previously reached only by major facilities that are hundreds of meters long and cost hundreds of millions of dollars to build.

Most powerful laser creates phenomena of universe in University of Texas at Austin laboratory

Most powerful laser creates phenomena of universe in University of Texas at Austin laboratory

Really Extreme Science: Todd Ditmire leads the way into his new laboratory below Robert Lee Moore Hall. He jiggles a key into a lock and swings open the door to a subterranean chamber worthy of a James Bond villain--if the villain were a university professor trying to do world-class research on a limited budget.