SWITZERLAND CERN LHC CRYOGENIC SYSTEM

SWITZERLAND CERN LHC CRYOGENIC SYSTEM

View of the LHC (large hadron collider) in its tunnel at CERN (European particle physics laboratory) near Geneva, Switzerland, Thursday, May 31, 2007. The LHC is a 27-kilometre-long underground ring of superconducting magnets housed in this pipe-like structure or cryostat. The cryostat is cooled by liquid helium to keep it at an operating temperature just above absolute zero. It will accelerate two counter-rotating beam of protons to an energy of 7 tera electron volts (TeV) and then bring them to collide head on. Several detectors are being built around the LHC to detect the various particles produced by the collision. A pilot run of the LHC is scheduled for summer 2007. (AP Photo/KEYSTONE/Martial Trezzini)

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May 31, 2007 01:00:05 PM
May 31, 2007 07:59:51 PM
MARTIAL TREZZINI
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GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
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