Big Ol' Large Hadron Collider Accident ... (But We're Not All Doomed)
September 19, 2008 7:46 PM Subscribe
BBC: Hadron Collider forced to halt. An underground tunnel fault released one ton of liquid helium, which had been acting as coolant, into the tunnels of the Large Hadron Collider, causing 100 supercooled magnets to heat up by an extra 100°C and then fail. Vacuum was lost as well.
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