CERN’s Large Hedron Collider restart gets delayed due to short-circuit

March 25, 2015 9:09 AM

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Researchers at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) facility are facing a setback in the planned re-launch of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). The CERN research center has had to postpone the re-launch of their refitted ‘Big Bang’ machine.

The initial plan was for the LHC to fire up on Wednesday, building up to full-power particle collisions starting in May. The 17-mile-long underground machine that lies 300ft beneath the border between France and Switzerland had just finished undergoing a two-year refit to give it twice the power it ...

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