LHC – Large Hadron Collider turned on

“Let the smashing begin” – today! The long anticipated Large Hadron Collider built in Switzerland at CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, was officially turned on today. This is exciting news for many of our scientists at UC Berkeley. The LHC is approximately 17 miles in diameter. View the press release for information.

“Experiments at the LHC will allow physicists to complete a journey that started with Newton’s description of gravity.”