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Schumer and Gillibrand push for funding to save Brookhaven atom smasher
New York's Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand have asked the White House to increase physics research funding by $50 million next year, hoping to prevent the closing of Brookhaven National Laboratory’s ion collider..
The move comes after a scientific advisory committee ranked the atom smasher last among three projects vying for funding in the face of potential federal...