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What a muon collider could look like

11/19/09

Following up on our story about a meeting to discuss ideas for a muon collider program in the United States (also covered by Nature, subscription required), here is a schematic image of what the accelerator complex could look like.

A chain of accelerators and other devices is necessary to produce and accelerate muons before scientists can make muons collide. (Courtesy: Fermilab)

A chain of accelerators and other devices is necessary to produce and accelerate muons before scientists can make muons collide. (Courtesy: Fermilab)

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