Schumer, Gillibrand urge continued funding for BNL collider
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New York Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand have asked the White House to increase physics research funding by $50 million next year, hoping to keep Brookhaven National Laboratory's ion collider from closing.
Their efforts come after a scientific advisory committee last week ranked the atom smasher last among three projects vying for funding ahead of potential federal budget cuts....