Infographic: CERN’s Large Hadron Collider

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 14 December, 2011, 12:00am
UPDATED : Wednesday, 14 December, 2011, 12:00am
CERN’s Large Hadron Collider

Accelerates two beams of protons around a 27km ring and smashes them together at 99.99% the speed of light. Its 9,300 magnets guide the particles through a vacuum, recreating conditions moments after the big bang