Remember the Supercollider?

In 1993, the cost for the Supercollider ensured its defeat. Today's NPR report by David Kestelbaum on the CERN Large Hadron Collider project and the search for the Higgs boson (or other subparticles) prompts a comparison to Iraq War spending, whose cost seems acceptable to some. The Supercollider was expected to cost $11B.

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