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This article on the CERN website provides an explanation the importance of the Large Hadron Collider--a particle accelerator that is an international collaboration--and how its results will help improve our understanding of the conditions of the universe just after the Big Bang.  The site provides descriptions of why the LHC was built, how it works, its various experiments, and also safety considerations.
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Keywords: Geneva, LHC, LHC rap, Particle physics, Subatomic, Switzerland, hadron, lead ion
Record Creator: Metadata instance created September 22, 2008 by Logan Hancock
Record Updated: Mar 23, 2013 by Lyle Barbato
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AIP Format
(European Organisation for Nuclear Research, 2008), WWW Document, (http://home.web.cern.ch/about/accelerators/large-hadron-collider).
AJP/PRST-PER
The Large Hadron Collider (European Organisation for Nuclear Research, 2008), <http://home.web.cern.ch/about/accelerators/large-hadron-collider>.
APA Format
The Large Hadron Collider. (2007, December 13). Retrieved July 24, 2014, from European Organisation for Nuclear Research: http://home.web.cern.ch/about/accelerators/large-hadron-collider
Chicago Format
European Organisation for Nuclear Research. The Large Hadron Collider. European Organisation for Nuclear Research, December 13, 2007. http://home.web.cern.ch/about/accelerators/large-hadron-collider (accessed 24 July 2014).
MLA Format
The Large Hadron Collider. European Organisation for Nuclear Research, 2008. 13 Dec. 2007. 24 July 2014 <http://home.web.cern.ch/about/accelerators/large-hadron-collider>.
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