Large Hadron Collider: The Discovery Machine


Subject:
Physics , Nuclear Physics

Description:
This in-depth feature from January 2008 explores the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), which "will accelerate bunches of protons to the highest energies ever generated by a machine, colliding them head-on 30 million times a second, with each collision spewing out thousands of particles at nearly the speed of light." Features an article about the project, graphics depicting the LHC, fast facts and curiosities, and related articles about particle physics and particle accelerators. From Scientific American.

Creator:
Collins , Graham P.

Publisher:
Scientific American Inc.

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.sciam.com/article.cfm?id=the-discovery-machine-hadron-collider


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