The Large Hadron Collider in its tunnel at the European Particle Physics Laboratory near Geneva. Photo: AP The Large Hadron Collider in its tunnel at the European Particle Physics Laboratory near Geneva. Photo: AP
The Large Hadron Collider in its tunnel at the European Particle Physics Laboratory near Geneva. Photo: AP

Pop goes the weasel: Hadron Collider particle accelerator shuts down after furry intruder causes short circuit

Experiments are aimed at unlocking clues about how the universe came into existence by studying fundamental particles and the forces that control them.

The Large Hadron Collider in its tunnel at the European Particle Physics Laboratory near Geneva. Photo: AP The Large Hadron Collider in its tunnel at the European Particle Physics Laboratory near Geneva. Photo: AP
The Large Hadron Collider in its tunnel at the European Particle Physics Laboratory near Geneva. Photo: AP
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