Posted by: yashada | September 10, 2008

Large Hadron Collider

So the experiment that has been in the spotlight for some time now has started well, according to BBC. It seems today was only a test run where they fired 2 rounds of protons. They might do the real thing before the facility closes down for the winter. Here is the full report:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/7604293.stm

Plus, here is a link to a rap song, yes, a rap song, explaining the basics of the LHC: (Thanks Raunak for the link)

http://blow.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/08/01/the-p-diddy-of-protons/

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