SCIENCE: Giant accelerators are probing ever deeper into the subatomic mysteries of matter and energy
Armed with machines that cost hundreds of millions of dollars and span miles, researchers have forged a largely coherent model of the universe's basic building blocks. Now they are clamoring for the $7 billion-to-$8 billion superconducting supercollider, a mammoth device that may complete the picture -- or torpedo it. -- Can physicists ever fully understand the nature of matter?
NATION: After years of frustration, the Senate acts to clean the air
But the compromises on acid rain and auto emissions leave environmentalists and business...