Fire shuts down Stanford's linear accelerator; no estimate on when it will restart

  • by: Associated Press
  • Updated: June 26, 2014 - 4:06 PM

MENLO PARK, Calif. — The linear accelerator at Stanford University's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory in California was shut down Thursday and two research labs idled after a fire damaged electrical equipment that helps power the accelerator, a lab spokesman said.

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