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RHIC Gets Nod Over JLab in Worst-Case DOE Scenario

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Science  24 Jun 2005:
Vol. 308, Issue 5730, pp. 1852-1853
DOI: 10.1126/science.308.5730.1852a

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If the Department of Energy's budget doesn't improve and a major facility must be closed, a panel of nuclear physicists last week indicated a "slight preference" for the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider at Brookhaven National Laboratory over the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility.