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We’re having Science for Thanksgiving

What do particle accelerators,¬†thermodynamics, and engineering have to do with Thanksgiving? Everything! If you buy a turkey that has been shrink wrapped (especially Butterball turkeys), then you have particle accelerators to thank for producing that sturdy film that keeps the turkey fresh.¬† Symmetry magazine did an article a few years back on how shrink wrap […]