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Submission + - Large Hadron Collider Detects "Big Bang" Matter (www.cbc.ca)

dvltash writes: A phase of matter created moments after the Big Bang is thought to have been detected at the Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland.

"Striking" evidence of a quark-gluon plasma has been observed by a team of researchers, including Canadians, at the facility near Geneva, the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) announced Friday.

The results of the experiment by an international collaboration called ATLAS were accepted Friday morning for publication in the scientific journal Physical Review Letters, less than 24 hours after it was submitted, said Teuscher, a research scientist at the Canadian Institute for Particle Physics and a physics professor at the University of Toronto.

Normally, the peer review process takes weeks or months, added Teuscher, a member of ATLAS who did some of the data analysis for the experiment.

Read more: http://www.cbc.ca/technology/story/2010/11/26/lhc-big-bang-quark-gluon-plasma.html#ixzz16QZEV86H

Read more: http://www.cbc.ca/technology/story/2010/11/26/lhc-big-bang-quark-gluon-plasma.html#ixzz16QZ78KbM

Comment We have done this to ourselves (Score 0, Troll) 559

Civil liberties aside, these are necessary to protect us from our selves. People who have nothing to hide, hide nothing. If ya wanna fly, deal with it. If not, get there another way. Not sure why so many replies are fixated on the pat down and junk touching though. Sounds like people are going to miss it if these scanners are put in place.