Last week I blogged about the many problems the LHC has encountered in the few days after the scientists at CERN turned it on. Though I’m sure it was a little more complicated that just flicking a switch in the “ON” position.
There has been a transformer failure, a computer security breach and a magnet [...]
When you spend 13 years building the most complexe piece of engineering the world has ever seen, you don’t expect to just flip a switch and everything will work perfectly. You just sure as hell hope it does.
The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) has been online a little more than a week now and has [...]
Well, September 10th has come and gone and we’re still alive.
Yeah, the scientists didn’t kill us.
Last Wednesday caused the most anxiety I’ve seen since the whole y2K nonsense 8 years ago.
That was the day that the LHC, which seemed to temporarily stand for Lame Hysterical Crackpots instead of the Large Hadron Collider, [...]