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Old 09-20-2008, 06:50 PM   #9
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Default Re: CERN problems....thank our ET friends!!

Originally Posted by arcora View Post
It was tested for years before becoming operational. The start date was delayed years because of problems with the initial tests. All systems were supposed to be go.

The way I read it is that 100 magnets overheated by 100 degrees celsius. Two of the magnets melted and tons of liquid helium were released.
hahaha! i could just imagine all the scientists running around pulling their hair out screaming in high pitched squeeky voices
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