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All eyes on collider as it comes to life

The $9 billion Large Hadron Collider, 20 years in making, represents the work of at least 7,000 scientists, will be turned on Wednesday. The $9 billion Large Hadron Collider, 20 years in making, represents the work of at least 7,000 scientists, will be turned on Wednesday. (Hadron Collider)
By Carolyn Y. Johnson
Globe Staff / September 8, 2008

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The world's biggest, most highly-anticipated physics experiment comes online this week, as the first beam of particles begins to circulate around a 17-mile underground racetrack that lies beneath France and Switzerland. (Full article: 956 words)

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