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Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is live--And so are we

Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is live--And so are we

The particle-smashing Large Hadron Collider(LHC) is up and running, and we're still here.

"We've got a beam on the LHC," project leader Lyn Evans told his colleagues to applause after the machine finished coaxing a beam of protons around the 17-mile (27-kilometer) tunnel at 10:28 a.m.

September 10, 2008 — Jordan Lite
LHC to switch on early tomorrow amid death threats

LHC to switch on early tomorrow amid death threats

Heads up, science fiends and night owls: The greatest science experiment ever built is set to switch on at around 3:30 A.M. Eastern time tomorrow.

After 14 years and $8 billion, the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) plans to inject the first beam of protons fully around the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the circular particle accelerator 17 miles (27 kilometers) long straddling the Franco-Swiss border near Geneva.

September 9, 2008 — JR Minkel
Hurricane Ike bears down on Cuba, as Florida begins advance preparations

Hurricane Ike bears down on Cuba, as Florida begins advance preparations

Hurricane Ike continued its path of destruction Sunday afternoon in the Bahamas and Turks and Caicos, as Cuba scrambled to evacuate residents of the eastern part of the country that the Category 4 hurricane is likely to slam into later today and tonight.

September 7, 2008 — Ivan Oransky
Cuba, Gulf Coast turn eyes to Category 4 Hurricane Ike as Hanna dumps rain on East Coast

Cuba, Gulf Coast turn eyes to Category 4 Hurricane Ike as Hanna dumps rain on East Coast

Tropical Storm Hanna may not be a hurricane, but it's still dumping tons of water on the US east coast as it moves northeast this afternoon. US officials have not reported any deaths from the storm, which is bearing down on New Jersey and will likely travel over Boston very early tomorrow morning, according to the National Hurricane Center.

September 6, 2008 — Ivan Oransky

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