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Occam
2008-Sep-23, 02:46 AM
It looks like the damage is worse than estimated. Bummer.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/7626944.stm

megrfl
2008-Sep-23, 03:02 AM
I heard the projected restart date is Dec. 20th 2012.

01101001
2008-Sep-23, 03:03 AM
It looks like the damage is worse than estimated. Bummer.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/7626944.stm

See Saturday article in topic Large Hadron Collider (LHC) News (http://www.bautforum.com/general-science/78639-large-hadron-collider-lhc-news-2.html#post1327507) -- a good place for news about the LHC.

Lepton
2008-Sep-23, 04:30 AM
It looks like the damage is worse than estimated. Bummer.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/7626944.stm

Not worse damage. It just takes so long to warm up then chill back down to operating temperature.

Cougar
2008-Sep-23, 03:59 PM
I heard the projected restart date is Dec. 20th 2012.

:lol:

ravens_cry
2008-Sep-23, 04:24 PM
This is why I think the research into room temperature super conductors, even if it takes a long time, is so very important/