CERN, the Large Hadron Collider, science, and literature. A fun piece.
“It’s effectively a new machine,” said CERN physicist David Charlton of the Large Hadron Collider. After two years of upgrades, the planet’s most expensive physics experiment is set to relaunch at twice the energy of its initial run. And its first sprint was something to behold. In 2012, the Collider discovered the Higgs boson, the particle which allows other fundamental particles in the universe to have mass.
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