When I saw this story online, I thought maybe Bent Rim & the Port Jeff gang were starting to ship their equipment to Chicago for the upcoming Div 1 USRA Nats.

I'd just hate to see the size of the Zapper!

I guess the Super-Tanker full of Gloo will be on it's way soon....


PK @ OWH

Scientists Moving 15-Ton Magnet From NY to Chicago



By FRANK ELTMAN
Associated Press
UPTON, N.Y.
June 16, 2013 (AP)

New York to Chicago, in five weeks?

Scientists on Long Island are preparing to move a 50-foot-wide electromagnet 3,200 miles over land and sea to its new home in Illinois. The trip is expected to take more than a month.

The electromagnet, which weighs at least 15 tons, was the largest in the world when it was built by scientists at Brookhaven in the 1990s...