Cern's Large Hadron Collider goes live

Cern's Large Hadron Collider goes live

Summary: On Wednesday, the grandest physics experiment of our times was switched on, kicking off a mission to answer some of our deepest questions about life, the universe and everything

TOPICS: Emerging Tech

Two decades' worth of planning became reality on Wednesday, as physicists turned on the Large Hadron Collider for the first time.

The largest machine in the world — and arguably the biggest scientific experiment in history — the LHC is designed to answer some of our most fundamental questions about the origins and nature of our universe.

Topic: Emerging Tech

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