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Two U.S. Labs Vie for Long-Delayed Exotic Nuclei Source

Science  18 Jul 2008:
Vol. 321, Issue 5887, pp. 328
DOI: 10.1126/science.321.5887.328

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Can a small group of university researchers triumph over a big national laboratory in a competition to build and operate a $550 million piece of scientific machinery? The competition pits physicists at Michigan State University against the Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory.