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‘Big Bang’ experiment starts well

Sep 11th, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Technology

Scientists have fired two beams of particles called protons around the 27km-long tunnel which houses the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). The £5bn machine on the Swiss-French border is designed to smash protons together with cataclysmic force. Researchers hope the LHC will shed light on fundamental questions in physics.