Thursday, October 14, 2010
The National High Magnetic Field Laboratory is the only facility of its kind in the United States and is the largest and highest-powered magnet laboratory in the world. Headquarters for the lab is near the Florida State University campus, but it also has sites at the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico and the University of Florida in Gainesville and is jointly operated by these three institutions. It attracts around 900 scientists and engineers traveling from all over the globe for a chance to work at this facility. You can read more about the lab by visiting their website here.