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    Electromagnetic particle ring passes through Kentucky Lock on circuitous journey [Image 5 of 5]

    Electromagnetic particle ring passes through Kentucky Lock on circuitous journey

    GRAND RIVERS, KY, UNITED STATES

    07.16.2013

    Photo by Fred Tucker 

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Nashville District

    This is U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District lock operator Dallas Barfields’ camera view as motor vessel “Miss Katie” and its tow with the 50-foot electromagnetic particle ring Muon g-2 exit Kentucky Lock en route to Chicago. The Muon-2 is a very powerful electromagnetic ring capable of carrying 5,200 amps of current and it creates a very strong magnetic field that allows storing a special particle called a muon. For more information on the Muon g-2, and how the Nashville District contributed to its journey, see http://www.npr.org/2013/07/02/197719271/15-ton-particle-ring-travels-to-chicago-by-land-and-by-sea>.

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    IMAGE INFO

    Date Taken: 07.16.2013
    Date Posted: 07.18.2013 12:54
    Photo ID: 974332
    VIRIN: 130716-A-HL948-005
    Resolution: 800x531
    Size: 67.15 KB
    Location: GRAND RIVERS, KY, US 

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