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Entries in physics (2)

Wednesday
Sep222010

A photo tour of the Large Hadron Collider...

Ars Technica posted this incredibly cool photo collection after they toured CERN, home of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the particle accelerator, and home to the world’s first web server (a Next Cube!) that was used Sir Tim Berners-Lee.

 

 

Wednesday
Sep102008

Accelerating toward the Big Bang.

I guess everyone by now knows that Google tends to change the graphic on their search engine on special holidays, or when celebrating certain events, such as the Olympics this past August, or the celebration of Albert Einstein’s birthday.

So it was with pleasure that I found this while visiting the Google search engine this afternoon. This graphic honors the recent completion of the world’s largest and most capable particle collider in Switzerland. You can bet your elections that the science geeks around the world are  weak in the knees with excitement.

 

 

Here is a video clip  from The Washington Post that will bring you up to speed.