Geneva atom smasher set for record collisions

March 29, 2010

(AP) -- The world's largest atom smasher is ready to start a new era of science by colliding beams of protons to learn more about the makeup of the universe and its smallest particles.

Scientists say the could reveal details about theoretical particles and postulated microforces.

Two beams of protons began 10 days ago to speed at high energy in opposite directions around the 27-kilometer (17-mile) tunnel under the Swiss-French border at Geneva.

The beams have been pushed to 3.5 trillion electron volts, the highest energy yet achieved.

The operators plan to start Tuesday trying to force protons in the beams to collide so that they can study the showers of particles that result.

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Mar 29, 2010
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1 / 5 (2) Mar 29, 2010
This is organized propaganda, of course - we all are attempted to manipulate in such way. But at the moment, when real problem appeared at Cern, we waited for relevant info and photos three months - the twitting didn't work anymore...


Because I'm citizen of former socialistic country, I know quite well, how socialistic propaganda is working. And Cern converted into island of communism already..

5 / 5 (1) Mar 29, 2010
Interesting....the ad for a run of the mill novel is bigger than the science article itself...hmmmm, a sign of things to come for Physorg???
1 / 5 (2) Mar 30, 2010
These people know it might be dangerous, yet they continue anyway!

From Wikipedia: Mad Scientist:
...Mad scientists also, whilst definitely being intelligent, if not necessarily brilliant, usually fail to think things through to their conclusion...

Some excerpts from the LSAG (CERN safety committee) summary report:
Collisions at the LHC differ from cosmic-ray collisions with astronomical bodies like the Earth in that new particles produced in LHC collisions tend to move more slowly than those produced by cosmic rays. Stable black holes could be either electrically charged or neutral.

If stable microscopic black holes had no electric charge, their interactions with the Earth would be very weak. Those produced by cosmic rays would pass harmlessly through the Earth into space, whereas those produced by the LHC could remain on Earth.
... So just what do they think stable, neutral black holes, which remain on Earth, might do next?
1 / 5 (1) Mar 30, 2010
What if black holes are not a gravitational force that acts on all matter, but a collection of monopolar particles that together outweigh and attract the surrounding polarity all molecular, atomic, and sub atomic elements. Is not light just the ability to change the surface polarity of particles based on the reflection of the energy of the source. if an experiment was under way to produce an abundance of monopolar particles the community of knowledge that would be searching for this enlightenment would BUILD IN SAFEGUARDS(within nano seconds of the impact of the protons.... or within nanoseconds of the crossing the streams). This community of explorers will see the relevance of protecting the thought that had gone into this kind of expansion of mankind. If a "photo" or "etching" of the existance of sub-sub-atomic particles is the goal, then buildup of a steady stream, or collection of such monopolar particles would not be necessary. A look at monopolar activity is in our future
Mar 30, 2010
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1 / 5 (1) Mar 31, 2010
Its just propaganda! We are full of it! Please report again just when they have something concrete!
1 / 5 (2) Mar 31, 2010
Elaborate please.

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