WBEZ | particle collider http://www.wbez.org/tags/particle-collider Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en What's ahead for Fermilab without massive particle collider Tevatron http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/whats-ahead-fermilab-without-massive-particle-collider-tevatron <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/tevatron fred ullrich.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>The federal government recently announced it will no longer fund <a target="_blank" href="http://www.fnal.gov/">Fermilab</a>&rsquo;s massive particle collider and when <a target="_blank" href="http://www-bdnew.fnal.gov/tevatron/">Tevatron</a> stops operating later this year, up to 100 employees may also lose their jobs.</p><p>The particle collider in west suburban Batavia was once the world&rsquo;s most powerful. Then along came Europe&rsquo;s <a target="_blank" href="http://public.web.cern.ch/public/en/lhc/lhc-en.html">Large Hadron Collider</a>. So now that Fermilab has lost its crown jewel - what&rsquo;s next?</p><p>&quot;Eight Forty-Eight&quot; spoke to Fermilab&rsquo;s director, Pier Oddone. Dr. Oddone directs efforts at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory in Batavia, Ill. <br />&nbsp;</p></p> Wed, 12 Jan 2011 15:29:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/whats-ahead-fermilab-without-massive-particle-collider-tevatron