sciencehabit writes: Hot on the heels of Congress's slashing of science funding increases, Science is reporting that "The Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (Fermilab) in Batavia, Illinois, will be forced to stop work on all accelerator-based projects, a move that threatens the viability of the 40-year-old Department of Energy (DOE) lab." So much for particle physics — and hundreds of jobs.
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