(Image: The entrance to the CERN laboratory near Geneva. After 14 years of labor, scientists activated their new particle collider.)
Peter Wynn Thompson for The New York Times
"Some scientists at the Fermilab in Batavia, Ill., showed up in pajamas on Wednesday for the activation of the collider near Geneva.
After 14 years of labor, scientists at the CERN laboratory.
Large The Hadron Collider, the world’s largest, most powerful particle collider and, at $8 billion, the most expensive scientific experiment to date.
m around several more times...."
At 4:28 a.m., Eastern time, the scientists announced that a beam of protons had