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Hadron Collider Relaunch Delayed 223

SpuriousLogic writes "There's been another delay in the schedule announced for getting the Large Hadron Collider switched back on — now it's September 2009, a year after it shut down due to a malfunction. Scientists had said they expected the $5.4B machine to be repaired by November 2008, but then pushed the date back to June 2009, before the latest delay."
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Hadron Collider Relaunch Delayed

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  • Re:Every night (Score:3, Interesting)

    by iamangry ( 1463943 ) on Tuesday February 10, 2009 @08:31AM (#26795889)
    When Faraday was asked what his findings about induction could possibly be useful for, he replied "Of what use is a child?". The theoretical physics of today is the engineering of tomorrow. Also, it's not just your money, most of the world is contributing to this project, its just located at the old CERN site because its the biggest synchotron structure built to date. Stop being shortsighted.
  • Re:NO (Score:3, Interesting)

    by noldrin ( 635339 ) on Tuesday February 10, 2009 @10:41AM (#26797135)
    It's true, agents from the future are disrupting the Large Hadron Collider in order to prevent a black hole from eating the earth.

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