World's most powerful particle collider shut down by... a weasel?

April 29, 2016 5:23 PM

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World's most powerful particle collider shut down by... a weasel?

The world's largest and most powerful particle collider reportedly met its match -- in the form of a small, furry animal.

Yesterday the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) -- a superconducting machine designed to smash high-energy particle beams together at close to the speed of light -- mysteriously went off the grid, according to NPR. Engineers investigating what happened stumbled upon the "charred remains of a furry creatur...

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