Drew Baden

Dec. 04, 2009

LHC Returns To Service

CERN's Large Hadron Collider has been restarted following a long repair period. This week, the particle collider passed Fermilab's Tevatron in beam energy, making it the most powerful accelerator in the world. We'll get an update.

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