Giant Ring on the Prairie

+ See all authors and affiliations

Science  13 Mar 2009:
Vol. 323, Issue 5920, pp. 1430-1431
DOI: 10.1126/science.1170899

You are currently viewing the summary.

View Full Text


Fermilab. Physics, the Frontier, and Megascience. By Lillian Hoddeson, Adrienne W. Kolb, and Catherine Westfall. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2008. 513 pp. $45, £31. ISBN 9780226346236.

This detailed history illuminates the technical, sociological, and political complexities of establishing and operating a laboratory at the frontier of big physics.