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Tuesday: March 30, 2010

Large hadron collider smashes protons successfully after some minor power issues.Large hadron collider smashes protons successfully after some minor power issues.

This is thought to have a profound role in the structure of the Universe, and would enable scientists to explain why matter has mass - something which, at a fundamental level, they have difficulty doing at present.

 

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Science @ 6:17 AM | Tags (9) | bbc | collider | hadron | issues | large | lhc | power | scary | smashing |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 10 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: March 10, 2010

Large Hadron Collider to officially shut down for one year due to safety concerns.Large Hadron Collider to officially shut down for one year due to safety concerns.

Dr Myers said: 'It's something that, with a lot more resources and with a lot more manpower and quality control, possibly could have been avoided but I have difficulty in thinking that this is something that was a design error.'

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Scary @ 6:50 AM | Tags (7) | lhc | bbc | hadron | collider | safety | concerns | shutdown |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 31 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: November 30, 2009

Large hadron collider manages to set brand new world energy record.Large hadron collider manages to set brand new world energy record.

The previous record of 0.98 trillion electron volts has been held by the Tevatron accelerator since 2001. The LHC is eventually expected to operate at some seven trillion electron volts.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in World Records @ 6:32 AM | Tags (11) | energy | collider | hadron | world | record | large | bbc | volts | trillion | accelerator | lhc |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 19 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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