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A New Atom-Smasher Will Come to the East End

The U.S. Department of Energy has named Brookhaven National Laboratory, off William Floyd Parkway in Upton, as the site of a new Electron-Ion Collider (EIC), a first-of-its-kind nuclear physics research facility.  The Electron Ion Collider, which will be built within the tunnel of the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC) already at the laboratory, will “smash electrons, protons and heavier atomic nuclei in an effort to penetrate the mysteries of the
"USS San Diego (Armored Cruiser No. 6)" at her sinking, by Francis Muller, 1920 | Courtesy of the Navy Art Collection, Washington, D.C.
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Uncovering New Clues About A 99-Year-Old Underwater War Grave

[caption id="attachment_38781" align="alignnone" width="600"] "USS San Diego (Armored Cruiser No. 6)" at her sinking, by Francis Muller, 1920 | Courtesy of the Navy Art Collection, Washington, D.C.[/caption] World War I, which the U.S. joined 100 years ago, is often thought of as a distant war, whose casualties were suffered in other lands, and whose roots in the struggles facing Europe are as far from American soil as can be. But
Full Totality, 2:36 p.m., Franklin, NC
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An Accidental Eclipse-Chaser

[caption id="attachment_38178" align="alignnone" width="600"] Full Totality, 2:36 p.m., Franklin, NC[/caption] It’s been decades since I last took astronomy seriously. I was a child geek — collecting NASA mission patches and staying up late for Perseid meteor showers, but then I became a young single parent and I started worrying about paying bills and I completely forgot about the things I loved as a child. It’s easy to say, at this moment
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Viewing Monday’s Eclipse

[caption id="attachment_24331" align="aligncenter" width="300"] solar eclipse[/caption]   The Great American Solar Eclipse is this coming Monday, and the Montauk Observatory has events planned at both the South Fork Natural History Museum and the Parrish Art Museum — while reservations have been going fast, there are still some spots left, but supplies of eclipse-viewing glasses at both locations have run out. Custer Institute on Main Bayview in Southold will also be
On June 16, Luminati Aerospace executives cut a ribbon ceremonially opening Plant 6 at the former Calverton Grumman Plant.
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Luminati Reopens Grumman Plant 6, Pledging New Aerospace Jobs for Long Island

[caption id="attachment_36322" align="alignnone" width="600"] On June 16, Luminati Aerospace executives cut a ribbon ceremonially opening Plant 6 at the former Calverton Grumman Plant.[/caption] If you've been wondering what Luminati Aerospace is working on at the former Grumman plant in Calverton, this past Friday might have been your one chance to see their work in action. The company, founded in 2015 by inventor Daniel Preston, makes ultralight high altitude unmanned solar-powered drones,
Tesla Science Center at Wardenclyffe President Jane Alcorn at the base of the former tower, with the lab in the background.
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Nikola Tesla and the Changing Landscape

[caption id="attachment_34646" align="alignright" width="350"] A historical photograph of the lab and tower.[/caption] On May 4, it will have been four years since a devoted group of fans of the scientific visionary Nikola Tesla saved his crumbling laboratory in Shoreham, and on Independence Day this summer, it will be 100 years since Tesla’s giant electrical tower there was torn down by creditors and the metal it contained was sold for scrap.