Nick Russell photographer | writer | science lover | travelernick at nhvzr dot net

Summer of Science

Argonne CP5

During the summer of 2009, fellow science writer Lizzie Wade and I drove 15,000 miles across America to take the pulse of American high energy physics as the Large Hadron Collider slowly rumbled to life in Europe. After visits to eight DOE national laboratories, a NASA lab, the Very Large Array and the abandoned site of the Superconducting Super Collider, an article about the trip appeared in Symmetry Magazine. You can read more about the individual lab visits at

The trip was recently the focus of a podcast by Physics Central, the public education and journalism wing of the American Institute of Physics, and our post about the Very Large Array was promoted to the front page of

Comments are closed.