How To: Assemble a large hadron collider

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19 Responses to “How To: Assemble a large hadron collider”

  1. shanghaied says:

    Those aren’t electrons Maggie, electrons are negatively charged. The LHC shoots positively charged protons (and nuclei).

  2. monitorhead says:

    Futurama reference?  the Prof makes a super collider out of Swedish furniture factory parts..  delivered by a Swedish furniture factory robot, that slowly falls apart leaving the building.  lol

  3. Guest says:

    on the head of a pîn.

  4. Bonobo says:

    Where is this at LBNL? I would like to check it out.

  5. Mark Dow says:

    Protons are cheaper online, just charge them to a credit card.

  6. alfanovember says:

    I bought one of those, but it only came with  8,999,995 of the little alignment dowels.

  7. Sirkowski says:

    Looks easier than my futon.

  8. Jeremy Pickett says:

    i guffawed in RL :D

  9. Roy Trumbull says:

    An type of art seldom exhibited in museums consists of those clever things  found posted in cubicles at tech companies. I took a tour of such a company with a group one evening and the cubicles I happened to walk by were the highlight.

  10. iondiode says:

    Enjoy your affordable swedish crap! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QEwzbHJNkwg

  11. Antinous / Moderator says:

    1)  You cut two holes in a box.
    2)…..What?  Hadron?  Is that a word?  Never mind then.

  12. dexitroboper says:

    How do you transport an infinite number of protons home from IKEA?

    Magnets. Huge f***ing magnets.

  13. 10xor01 says:

    Those Swedes sure know how to put in almost everything you need!

  14. Mac Nachlas says:

    What does one do with the leftover parts?   I followed the directions scrupulously but still had a handful of protons when I finished……

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