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Aperture Science

Published on July 31, 2011 By admin

NOTE: Location is approximated. Post World War II era America experienced a golden age in science. Driven by necessity scientists unleashed the raw power of the atom. The Soviet launch of Sputnik sparked a race to send man to the moon. To maintain intellectual superiority  during the Cold War the US government contracted with many […]

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 […]