A joint Fermilab/SLAC publication

Update: How cold is the LHC right now? What about now?

07/23/08

class="mceTemp">

Sector 3-4 magnets: Almost there

Sector 3-4 magnets: Almost there

As CERN's Large Hadron Collider is gradually chilled to its operating temperature of 1.9 degrees Kelvin -- colder than the vacuum of outer space -- you can follow along at this Web site.  It shows the temperature of each of the machine's eight sectors in real time, or pretty close to it.    Thanks to Bad Astronomy for pointing this out.

Why so cold?   Check out this post from Monday.

Latest news articles
05/23/17

LHC swings back into action

Protons are colliding once again in the Large Hadron Collider.

05/19/17
Astronomy

The new map uses quasar positions to reveal further clues about dark energy.

05/15/17
Ars Technica

As searches come up empty, some are thinking of new ways to look for dark matter.

05/11/17
Science News

New analyses of data from Space Station’s AMS experiment show signs of elusive cosmic mass.