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Large Hadron Collider hits world record as beams power up for 'end game' in hunt for God particle

3 years agoNews : The Coming Crisis

The LHC is now scheduled to run until the end of 2012, when it will go into its first long shutdown. Scientists are confident the Higgs will be found or ruled out before that point. Early this morning, two high energy proton beams crossed at the Large Hadron Collider, breaking the world record for energy in such collisions.The 8 TeV (teraelectronvolt) collisions mark the start of the 'end game' for the Hadron Collider's hunt for the Higgs boson, the ‘God particle’ that would complete Albert Einstein's theory of the universe.
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Large Hadron Collider sets new world record as highest energy particle accelerator

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (5 years ago)

CERN's Large Hadron Collider has become the world's highest energy particle accelerator, having accelerated its twin beams of protons to an energy of 1.18 TeV in the early hours of the morning. This exceeds the previous world record... Read Post

LHC: “2012 looks set to be a vintage year for particle physics”

News : Slugger O'Toole (3 years ago)

As the BBC reports, the Large Hadron Collider [LHC] at Cern is back with stable beams of protons after its winter break, and at a new record collision energy of 8 trillion electron volts.  From the BBC report Running the LHC at high... Read Post

Large Hadron Collider (LHC): Higgs particle could be found by Christmas....or confirm it does not Exist - 1st Sept 2011

News : The Coming Crisis (3 years ago)

The hunt for the Higgs particle is well ahead of schedule, say researchers at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). Earlier this year they said they would either discover the Higgs or confirm it does not exist by the end of 2012. Now, be... Read Post


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