Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, a high-energy physics laboratory, named after particle physicist pioneer Enrico Fermi, is located 30 miles west of Chicago. It is the home of the world's most powerful particle accelerator, the Tevatron, which was used to discover the top quark.

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Read more about how Fermilab uses superconducting magnets in order to obtain strong magnetic fields in a practical manner.

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