Heavy Metal in the Large Hadron Collider: this time for real

On Saturday I wrote about the plans to collide lead ions in the LHC, and showed a simulation of what we might see. On Sunday it happened. Here’s the real thing…

See also Chapter 4.6 of Smashing Physics.

About Jon Butterworth

UCL Physics prof, works on LHC, writes (books, Cosmic Shambles and elsewhere). Citizen of England, UK, Europe & Nowhere, apparently.
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