CERN Successfully Brings Large Hadron Collider Back Online

Much beset by magnet quenches, birds, bread, black holes, evil time travelers, and fools, the Large Hadron Collider successfully came online and orbited a proton beam today!

Photographs of the triumphant moment are within.

Getting Ready

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Is It On Yet?

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Look At This!

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Beam Success

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Hooray!

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