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Visitors stand in front of the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider near Geneva. Visitors stand in front of the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider near Geneva. (Salvatore Di Nolfi, Keystone/Associated Press)
April 21, 2008

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The Large Hadron Collider is a particle accelerator collider being built at the European Laboratory for Particle Physics, or CERN, straddling the French-Swiss border near Geneva. It should be completed and ready to start producing data sometime this summer. In it, scientists will be able to smash protons travelling at more than 99.99 percent of the speed of light with ... (Full article: 427 words)

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