"The world's largest atom smasher could generate its first scientific breakthrough later this year when operators hope to make discoveries into the elusive nature of dark matter, the director of the European Organization for Nuclear Research said Monday." (ap, via wapo)
How much money has this thing cost? (9 Billion US$) How long has it be under construction? (15 years) And it's about to make it's first scientific breakthrough? And it's going to kill us? (yes) What a waste!
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