Fermilab Physicists Close To Conclusive Discovery Of ‘God Particle’

Fermilab physicists say their now pretty sure they have seen tracks of the long-sought Higgs boson – popularly known as the God particle.

CBS Chicago–07/02/2012


Landmark Particle Accelerator Going Offline At Fermilab

The landmark accelerator that led to the discovery of an elementary atomic particle is being turned off for good Friday at Fermilab in the western suburbs.

CBS Chicago–09/30/2011


Funding Cuts Shutting Down Fermilab Accelerator

Federal funding cuts are turning off power to a landmark particle accelerator at Fermilab in the western suburbs.

WBBM Newsradio–01/11/2011

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Fermilab’s Tevatron In Batavia Set To Close

The Tevatron — the premier particle accelerator in the world for more than two decades — will be shut down in September at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory.