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Modern science just doesn’t have enough monolithic machinery with elegant curves.
This may look like an old science fiction movie set, but this machine actually played a key role in multiple Nobel Prizes. Starting in 1960, Brookhaven Lab’s Cockroft-Walton Accelerator—essentially a multi-level voltage multiplier—provided the initial boost to protons before they raced on into the rings of our Alternating Gradient Synchrotron.

Modern science just doesn’t have enough monolithic machinery with elegant curves.

This may look like an old science fiction movie set, but this machine actually played a key role in multiple Nobel Prizes. Starting in 1960, Brookhaven Lab’s Cockroft-Walton Accelerator—essentially a multi-level voltage multiplier—provided the initial boost to protons before they raced on into the rings of our Alternating Gradient Synchrotron.

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    This thing is called an Alternating Gradient Synchrotron. Just keep that in mind.
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