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LHC proton dump

How to stop a beam of protons traveling at 99.99 % of the speed of light and able to melt 500 kg of copper in less than a second ?
I’ve found this interesting article about how to dispose of the proton beam from the Large Hadron Collider. The amount of energy and the focus of […]


A few days ago I received a letter. While opening it, I was able to spot a considerably bright blue luminescence coming from the line where the glue separated. I heard many times about this phenomenon, but never able to witness it. It is called triboluminescence, and arises by charge separation created by the mechanical […]

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