Daily Archives: November 25, 2009

First Proton Collisions in the LHC

The world’s largest particle accelerator has performed its first collisions, and its first beam acceleration.Progress on the giant experiment has been rapid in the four days since the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) was restarted.According to several sources, these low-energy collisions … Continue reading

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Can the Sun Help Turn Carbon Dioxide Into Fuel?

U.S. researchers have demonstrated a technology that uses the sun’s heat to convert carbon dioxide and water into the building blocks of traditional fuels, a reverse combustion process that may emerge as a practical alternative to sequestration of CO2 emissions … Continue reading

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