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168 002 001

OVERALL VIEW OF THE HOLIFIELD HEAVY ION RESEARCH FACILITY.

 

THE TOWERING CONCRETE STRUCTURE, THE EQUIVALENT OF A 15- STORY BUILDING, CONTAINS A 25 MILLION VOLT TANDEM ELECTROSTATIC ACCELERATOR, THE WORLD'S LARGEST MACHINE OF ITS TYPE.THE NEW FACILITY MAKES POSSIBLE EXPLORATION OF THE BEHAVIOR OF NUCLEAR MATTER OVER A LARGE PORTION OF THE PERIODIC TABLE AND OF ATOMIC STRUCTURE OVER THE FULL RANGE OF ELEMENTS.

 

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Taken on June 5, 2014