Can science and business fruitfully cohabitate? It’s possible. And it’s happening in a Vancouver university campus where physicists can be found hard at work on their cyclotron particle accelerator in one room while industry people are in another room testing for radiation particles. These are common-day activities in TRIUMF, one of Canada’s large-scale research facilities, which is home to hundreds of researchers from academia, other research institutes and industry from across Canada and around the world.
Topic: particle accelerator
The federal government is providing $10 million to build new specialized equipment at the largest and most powerful particle accelerator in the world, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research) in Geneva, Switzerland.