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Tevatron Collider Set to Shut Down for Good on Friday

The Tevatron collider in Illinois

The storied Tevatron particle collider, the most powerful machine of its kind in the U.S. and for many years in the world, will smash its final protons and antiprotons Friday. The collider, which came online in 1983, accelerates particles to near light speed on a six-kilometer racetrack before steering them into head-on collisions. At those [...]

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