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Particle accelerator II



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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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Skean said 3291 days ago (October 14th, 2010)
It feels like I'm spinning around in that LHC tunnel, very creative piece, enjoyed.
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crissew said 3291 days ago (October 14th, 2010)
What would happen
if you put your hand in there? lol, have you seen that video? it is a classic. This song is a trip. Tons of stuff going on. Lots of ambient effects, and an almost helicopter like synth effect. I like how you build the percussion up as the song builds.
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Henke said 3290 days ago (October 14th, 2010)
That was kind of fun ;-)

Well done, works nicely with the subject matter.

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michaeljayklein said 3290 days ago (October 14th, 2010)
That is one experimental ride I'll long remember--thanks for the thrills here Harald--ya done fine! Michael
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particledots said 3290 days ago (October 15th, 2010)
very evocative stuff
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Warren Smith said 3276 days ago (October 28th, 2010)
A very cool and innovative chunk of music - although I swear at times listening to it I thought you had made an on-the-spot recording of the rain and hail storm that recently swept through Park Slope (Brooklyn) : )

I think you have accomplished what you set out to do: imagine what all of those electrons and other stuff sound like as they go racing around inside of an accelerator. It's a fun ride.

And the big bang at the end, while not unexpected, still came as a surprise.
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Name: Narad
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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 passionate musician. 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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Experimental music is any music that challenges the commonly accepted notions of what music is. There is an overlap with avant-garde music. John Cage was a pioneer in experimental music and defined and gave credibility to the form. As with other edge

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