quarta-feira, 10 de setembro de 2008

First beam in the LHC - accelerating science

Geneva, 10 September 2008. The first beam in the Large Hadron Collider at CERN1 was successfully steered around the full 27 kilometres of the world’s most powerful particle accelerator at 10h28 this morning. This historic event marks a key moment in the transition from over two decades of preparation to a new era of scientific discovery.

A importância deste momento, apreendida por poucos, só será reconhecida daqui a muito, muito tempo.

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