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Wyman-Gordon Power Plant

Published on April 29, 2011 By admin

Photo: Power plant for what was originally the Ingalls-Shepard Forging Co. In 1910 seasoned manufacturing veterans F.A. Ingalls and Charles C. Shepard partnered to create the Ingalls-Shepard Forging Co. in Harvey, Illinois. Ingalls took up the mantle of President and treasurer, while Shepard acted as Vice President. The company produced a wide range of parts […]

Superconducting Super Collider

Published on March 31, 2011 By admin

Photo (Physics Central): Overview of the massive¬†Superconducting Super Collider. In the midst of the Cold War between Russia and the United States science was a key strategic weapon. In order to maintain scientific supremacy in the 1980’s the United States planned to build the world’s largest particle accelerator.¬†No one could have predicted in the early […]