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Large Hadron Kaleidoscope

Might look a bit like that bit in 2001: A Space Odyssey
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Aside from Atlas, Alice, CMS and LHCb, this large arbitrary apparatus comes into play once the important, paradigm shifting data has been successfully accrued. A long tube of circulating mirrors bounces the beams into cascading patterns of photonic symmetry, the result of which is photographed/filmed from within.

"Oh my God!... It's full of quarks!"

theleopard, Sep 10 2008

Like this... http://mukluk.net/b...ics/fullofstars.jpg
...but symmetrical. [theleopard, Sep 10 2008]




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