|11-11-2010, 08:53 PM||#1|
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Join Date: Sep 2009
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Mini Big Bang at LHC --
mercilessly stolen from and AM Tweet I noticed on her page!
Large Hadron Collider (LHC) generates a 'mini-Big Bang'
Dr David Evans: "From conception to design and building this, it's taken about 20 years."
The Large Hadron Collider has successfully created a "mini-Big Bang" by smashing together lead ions instead of protons.
The scientists working at the enormous machine achieved the unique conditions on 7 November.
The experiment created temperatures a million times hotter than at the centre of the Sun.
|11-11-2010, 09:25 PM||#2|
Join Date: Feb 2008
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CooL!! We were there at the Atlas building just last month when we toured CERN. I got my geek on in Geneva.
I wish I were a physicist. This is an exciting time for them. If anyone from CERN reads this: CONGRATULATIONS!
|11-12-2010, 07:05 PM||#3|
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|11-12-2010, 09:00 PM||#4|
Join Date: Sep 2008
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post here :grumble:
Seriously though - this is exciting enough it deserves two threads
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