CERN Large Hadron Collider Gears Up for March 2015

January 1, 2015 2:11 PM

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The Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the machine that has allowed particle physicists to make some startling discoveries, is gearing up for action once more. CERN announced at the 174th session of the CERN Council that the LHC will be starting its second three-year run in 2015.

The LHC is the largest and most powerful particle accelerator in the world-and it shows. The entire construction extends for 27 kilometers and has now almost cooled to its nominal operation temperature of 1.9 degrees above zero. Currently, scientists are working her to get the LHC back online, and C...

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