Neel Patel wrote Dumpster Diving Outside the Large Hadron Collider. He seems astonished that scientists would be scrounging for cast-off equipment. Umm. We've been doing that as long as I've been in the field. "Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp." There's never quite enough money to instrument as much or test as much as you hope. There's always one more thing that needs checking.