Photos: Electromagnet's Big Move from New York to Illinois

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3,200-Mile Voyage

Credit: Brookhaven National Lab
Moving a 50-foot-wide, 15-ton electromagnet from New York to Illinois is no easy task. Over the course of more than a month, the giant particle storage…Read More »

ring traveled by barge down the East Coast, around the tip of Florida, across the Gulf of Mexico and up the Mississippi. It arrived at its new home at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory in the suburbs of Chicago in the wee hours of July 26, 2013.   Less «
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