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Monday, September 15, 2008

LHC Kumite

Physicists have really big toys.

Biologists, on the other hand, are usually satisfied with micropipettes, microscopes and the occasional automated sequencer.




















Usually.

(Pipette tip to Angry Doc)


Would you like to know more?

About the LHC:
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LHC website (CERN)
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Scientists turn on biggest ‘Big Bang Machine’ (msnbc)

About the LHD:
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LHD website (NIFS)

Other LHC comics:
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Collisions (Five-part comic by Jorge Cham)

2 Comments:

Teck said...

hey, LH... go watch the LHC webcams here

http://www.cyriak.co.uk/lhc/lhc-webcams.html

:)

Lim Leng Hiong said...

Thanks for the link, Teck!

Everything looks normal there.

Wait a minute...

AIYEEEE!