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Sotto Voce, LHC Repair Plan Points to Weaknesses in Original Design

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Science  12 Dec 2008:
Vol. 322, Issue 5908, pp. 1620-1621
DOI: 10.1126/science.322.5908.1620a

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Officials at CERN, the European particle physics lab near Geneva, Switzerland, issued a four-page report last week tersely describing how they plan to get the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the world's biggest particle smasher, working again after its 19 September breakdown.