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Sticking Your Hand In The Large Hadron Collider

Scientists attempt to answer sciency questions.

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Sticking Your Hand In The Large Hadron Collider. Scientists attempt to answer sciency questions.
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Male, 18-29, Europe
 620 Posts
Thursday, May 19, 2011 12:08:39 PM
Biitches like infinity

Male, 18-29, Midwest US
 413 Posts
Tuesday, May 17, 2011 8:51:35 AM
awesome video

Male, 18-29, Western US
 1750 Posts
Tuesday, May 17, 2011 2:15:31 AM
"Superpowers". Just say "superpowers" and we'll all be happy...and the LHC will become a tourist attraction immediately.

Male, 18-29, Europe
 2137 Posts
Monday, May 16, 2011 5:23:14 PM
@SlothOfDoom Yeah, several. The most famous smaller particle accelerator is probably the Stanford Linear Collider.

But in particle physics size matters, and there are always plans for a bigger one. The next one is going to be called the Very Large Hadron Collider, inventive I know.

This uninventive naming style crops up in other areas too. In astronomy there is a telescope called the Very Large Telescope. It's pretty big. Then the next one in development is the Extremely Large Telescope. It`s quite a bit bigger. Then the one planned even later, but unfortunately cancelled, is the Overwhelmingly Large Telescope. Seriously.

Even trying to give things good names doesn`t always work. When they were naming a new pair of quarks (a type of particle) there were two competing ideas Truth and Beauty, or Top and Bottom. A compromise was reached and the accepted names are now Top and Beauty.

Male, 18-29, S. America
 1223 Posts
Monday, May 16, 2011 5:04:36 PM
Still, the world is ending in 6 days people

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