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Around the US in 17 Labs

June 25, 2013 - 4:15pm

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Illustration: Sandbox Studio, Chicago.

Illustration: Sandbox Studio, Chicago.

Editor's Note: This article is from symmetry magazine, a joint publication of the Office of Science's Fermilab and SLAC.

The US Department of Energy has nurtured hubs of innovation in the United States for more than eight decades.

Discoveries made at the national laboratories have saved lives, solved mysteries of nature, improved products, transformed industries and served as a training ground for students who go on pursue careers in science and technology.

Use symmetry’s interactive map to learn more about what goes on at the national laboratories, including the 10 institutions under the purview of the DOE Office of Science, the single largest supporter of basic research in the physical sciences in the United States.

Or print the map in poster form to hang on your wall—or bring along on a cross-country national laboratory road trip.

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