Sunday, March 18, 2012

The Inner Workings of The LHC

Posted by Youtube user: T56rOx

In case you're unfamiliar with the inner workings of a modern particle accelerator, more specifically the inner workings of the LHC. The above animation explains just how the accelerator manages to drive particles up to 99.99% the speed of light, and then smash them into one another, breaking them down into smaller sub-atomic pieces.


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