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by Hokie_Engineer
Mon Jul 05, 2010 7:45 pm
Forum: The Accelerator
Topic: Current Events Discussion
Replies: 512
Views: 133896

Re: Current Events Discussion

Looks like they are starting the 10 bunch run. If I understand correctly the big deal of beam intensity is that the particles that they hope to see are exceedingly rare and mixed in with an overwhelming number of more mundane interactions so the higher the collision rate the more likely that particl...
by Hokie_Engineer
Fri May 28, 2010 4:48 pm
Forum: Controversial topics
Topic: Competition
Replies: 8
Views: 3296

Re: Competition

OK, I will give it a try. How about "Thread Sheriff" or "Thread Police".

At this is better than talking about what your religious beliefs might be.
by Hokie_Engineer
Tue Mar 23, 2010 8:27 pm
Forum: New Users Start Here
Topic: Been reading for a few months - just joined
Replies: 2
Views: 1407

Been reading for a few months - just joined

I have been reading the forum and viewing the progress of the LHC for several months so I finally decided to join and post. Congratulations on a great forum and I appreciate CERN and the portal owners for making all the information available. I find myself going to the acronyms a lot to figure out w...