Son Of The Super Collider Heads To Europe

Now that the Superconducting Super Collider is history, the physics community is anticipating the go-ahead for a junior version of the SSC at CERN, the big European physics lab that straddles the Franco-Swiss border. The $1.8 billion Large Hadron Collider (LHC), which will take eight years to build, would be the world's most powerful atom smasher--and make CERN a magnet for physicists from around the world.

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