View Full Version : More Faults Found in LHC, But No Further Delay to Start-up

2009-Feb-02, 11:40 PM
In September 2008, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) suffered a catastrophic quench, triggered by a faulty connection in the electronics connecting two of the supercooled magnets between Sections 3 and 4 of the 27 km-circumference particle accelerator. The "S34-incident" caused tonnes of helium coolant to explosively leak into the LHC tunnel, ripping the heavy electromagnets [...]

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