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Fast Company & The Large Hadron Collider

Fast Company just wrote a fun piece on Summit at Sea. Of course Jeff gives crazy quotes as usual. And somehow, he compares Summit to a Large Hadron Collider.

I started going through my memory and I vaguely remembered that Dan Brown’s book Angels and Demons (his book before Da Vinci Code) was about the Hadron Collider…So, I check wikipedia..it’s the world’s largest and highest-energy particle accelerator and is 17 miles in circumference and it collides opposing particle beams of either protons at an energy of 7 teraelctronvolts per particle, or lead nuclei at an energy of 574 TeV (92.0 µJ) per nucleus.

How Jeff pulled an analogy like that is beyond me! Article here

Justin Cohen, Elliott Bisnow & Jeff Rosenthal

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