Scientists working for the development of what has been named humanity’s greatest science experiment have announced that the Large Hadron Collider sets world energy-producing record for the first time in its history.
The Large Hadron Collider has triggered many debates and discussions as the lay public was afraid that the creation of “God’s Particle” could lead to the formation of the biggest black hole in the universe. For years it was believed that the recent scientific experiment might cause Earth’s disappearance as a result of the powerful energy that the collider creates.
In spite of all the hype, the large hadron collider has been functioning for quite some time now without damaging the Earth’s atmosphere in any way. As a matter of fact, researchers working for the mechanical innovation have set their first world record by producing an incredibly large amount of energy.
The record was established through the clashing of the subatomic atoms. Experts have calculated that the energy that was produced through this clashing accounted for 13 trillion electron volts, the highest energy level ever to have been achieved.
The collider has been tested many times before, but the recent results exceeded all expectations. The most recent record that the scientific mechanism set was responsible for the production of only eight trillion electron volts.
Tech experts working for the development of the LHC project believe the collider is, in fact, capable of producing even more energy. The 13 trillion electron volts resulted from the collision of just two protons. It goes beyond our imagination what the machinery could do when fully operational.
Calculations have shown that the collider will clash 2,800 protons once it will be able to function at its full capacity. Yet, this is not the aspect that interests scientists the most; in their opinion, the amount of energy will be all the more bigger due to the rapid collision pace.
“The special thing about the LHC is […] the number of collisions per second, which is also higher than any other accelerator in history,” David Newbold, Professor at the University of Bristol stated. He concluded by saying that the real capacity of the LHC remains unknown for the moment. Experts hope the collider will help them make a discovery that will fuel scientific discussions for many more centuries to come.
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