Lego Large Hadron Collider: ATLAS detector


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This is almost too cool for school – a Physicist at a university in Denmark has put together a scale replica of a part of CERN’s Large Hadron Collider – the ATLAS detector.

Apparently it took him 81 hours to recreate a 1:50 scale model of the detector, using Lego bricks.  How awesome is that?  I wonder how long it would take to build a model of the whole LHC?

[ http://www.geek.com/articles/geek-cetera/the-large-hadron-collider-has-been-recreated-in-lego-20111223/ ]


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