Large Hadron Collider tech: photos Summary: Ever wondered how it is possible to accelerate particles through a tube underground until they reach such speeds that their collision can simulate the big bang? We go behind the scenes to show you the tech behind the Large Hadron Collider. By Stephen Shankland | July 8, 2010 -- 00:22 GMT (17:22 PDT) Previous | Next Image 3 of 20 (Credit: Maximilien Brice/CERN) One end of the CMS detector during the LHC's assembly in 2007. Topic: Data Centers Kick off your day with ZDNet's daily email newsletter. It's the freshest tech news and opinion, served hot. Get it.