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Big Bang Beam: Large Hadron Collider Restarts After Two-Year Break

By Alan Boyle NBC News Researchers have begun circulating beams of protons in the Large Hadron Collider after a two-year shutdown for upgrades — and they expect to ramp up quickly to reach uncharted frontiers in particle physics. “Beam went smoothly through the whole machine. It’s fantastic to see it going so well after two years and such a major …