Glitch Fixed: Large Hadron Collider Is on Track for Restart

March 31, 2015 7:26 PM

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GENEVA — CERN engineers have resolved a problem that had delayed the relaunch of the Large Hadron Collider after a two-year refit.

A statement from the research center just outside Geneva said that engineers sent a 400-amp jolt of electrical current through a fragment of metal that was causing an intermittent short circuit in one of the collider's giant magnets. The fragment melted, like the strip of metal in a household electr...

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