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The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is the world's largest and highest-energy particle accelerator. It is expected that it will address the most fundamental questions of physics, advancing our understanding of the deepest laws of nature.

The LHC lies in a tunnel 27 kilometres (17 mi) in circumference, as much as 175 metres (574 ft) beneath the Franco-Swiss border near Geneva, Switzerland. This synchrotron is designed to collide opposing particle beams of either protons at an energy of 7 teraelectronvolts (1.12 microjoules) per particle, or lead nuclei at an energy of 574 TeV (92.0 µJ) per nucleus. The term hadron refers to particles composed of quarks.

The Large Hadron Collider was built by the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) with the intention of testing various predictions of high-energy physics, including the existence of the hypothesized Higgs boson and of the large family of new particles predicted by supersymmetry. It is funded by and built in collaboration with over 10,000 scientists and engineers from over 100 countries as well as hundreds of universities and laboratories.

On 10 September 2008, the proton beams were successfully circulated in the main ring of the LHC for the first time, but 9 days later operations were halted due to a serious fault. On 20 November 2009 they were successfully circulated again, with the first proton–proton collisions being recorded 3 days later at the injection energy of 450 GeV per beam. After the 2009 winter shutdown, the LHC was restarted and the beam was ramped up to 3.5 TeV per beam, half its designed energy, which is planned for after its 2012 shutdown. On 30 March 2010, the first planned collisions took place between two 3.5 TeV beams, which set a new world record for the highest-energy man-made particle collisions.

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ShadowofNine said 3179 days ago (September 4th, 2010)
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alackbass said 3179 days ago (September 4th, 2010)
Particle accelerator
Your sure did capture the vibe of a particle accelerator with music. I didn't realize it was possible.
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Ex_Silentio said 3179 days ago (September 4th, 2010)
If anyone can capture high-energy physics in sound, it's you. I'm always in favor of songs about physics, and this is a brilliant example. Yes.
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michaeljayklein said 3178 days ago (September 5th, 2010)
You really pulled out all the stops here Harald--easily one of your best and it is both artistic and entertaining all at once! Thanks again, Michael
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Harald Dastis was born 1952, in Germany. He has now lived in France since 1975. Harald is a poet, painter, and a musician of 9 years. He is also a professional german teacher. Narad has a passion for Indian spiritualism and his music is inspired by a... [see more]

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