LHC Restart 2022

Large Hadron Collider restarts. Beams of protons are again circulating around the collider’s 27-kilometre ring …

(The LHC tunnel at point 1. Image: CERN)

The world’s largest and most powerful particle accelerator has restarted after a break of more than three years for maintenance, consolidation, and upgrade work. Today, 22 April, afternoon two beams of protons circulated in opposite directions around the Large Hadron Collider’s 27-kilometre ring at their injection energy of 450 billion electronvolts (450 GeV).

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News and Press Releases, University of Helsinki
In English: Large Hadron Collider restarts | University of Helsinki
In Finnish: LHC-kiihdytin käynnistettiin uudelleen | Helsingin yliopisto (helsinki.fi)

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