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Menlo Park: Fire temporarily shuts down SLAC linear accelerator

Original post made on Jun 28, 2014

The linear accelerator at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory in Menlo Park has been shut down after a June 25 fire that damaged an electrical cabinet and its interior equipment that serve the accelerator.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, June 27, 2014, 11:34 AM

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Posted by Erik
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on Jun 28, 2014 at 9:14 am

It's an electron accelerator. Not proton.


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