Hadron Collider being revamped ready for new round of experiments
Preparations for a dramatic follow-up to the discovery of the “God particle” will be taking place at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) throughout 2014.
The giant atom-smashing machine is currently shut down as technicians and scientists work on its upgrade.
By the end of the year they should be ready to boost its particle energy from eight trillion electrovolts, or teraelectronvolts (TeV) to 14 TeV.
This will allow it to perform the highest energy particle collisions ever attempted.Read the complete article