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Friday, July 26, 2013

Mysterious giant magnet attracts rock-star status

A 50-foot electromagnet Muon g-2 ring is crosses an intersection on the Brookhaven National Laboratory site on New York's Long Island on June 22. The gigantic electromagnet ended its tedious journey early Friday at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory in Batavia, near Chicago, where it will be used to study blazing-fast particles.