The Large Hadron Collider Feature Summary

Type:
From Physics Research
Title:
The Large Hadron Collider
Description:
This image shows the profile of one of the two colliding beams in the Large Hadron Collider during its startup in September, 2008. When the machine is operational, the beam will be thinner than a human hair. For more about the LHC itself, go to The Large Hadron Collider.

(This feature was updated on December 30, 2013.)
Image:
image © CERN; <a href="http://lhc-milestones.web.cern.ch/LHC-Milestones/year2008-en.html" target ="_blank">image source</a>; (no larger image available)
image © CERN; image source; (no larger image available)
Image URL:
http://www.physicstogo.org/images/features/firstBeam_ip31.jpg
Featured:
December 1, 2008 - December 16, 2008