Joseph S. Barrera III
joe at barrera.org
Fri May 31 10:41:27 PDT 2013
On 05/31/2013 10:33 AM, Stephen D. Williams wrote:
> SLAC seems cool, but unless they generate some unlikely commercial or
> endowment revenue stream (like Stanford itself, which has both), hard
> to see how it wouldn't constantly degenerate into academic
> backstabbing to preserve funding.
SLAC funding is pretty much all DOE. So you can imagine in the current
political climate how that works out.
We're supposed to be expanding to a new set of hutches but that may be
And as US physics labs go, SLAC is actually doing well. I hear things at
Fermilab, etc are much worse.
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