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Saying -- -- you're known as the Large Hadron Collider.
The LAC back online after a service called one year.
I collider critics have been warning for more than a year -- the project is messing with some very dangerous forces in our universe that could affect us.
For answers may be some assurances.
We're joined by the professor of theoretical physics to meet GO cop go and he's also host of the scifi channel's new show side by -- -- on -- Best selling book physics of the impossible that airs every week starting the first of December nice to -- you -- -- -- terms -- -- -- -- -- Collider well it's champagne -- her being uncorked around the world we got -- dean to circulate around seventeen miles and then.
We sent to means to being circulating.
And they collided what are these beings beams of protons are half a trillion electron -- beams of protons.
We want to eventually create a mini mini Big -- to understand Genesis itself -- -- think clearly things are running around like a racetrack it's -- it's like NASCAR right and that and I know what happens if they collided this speed that they desire well they did it.
Just yesterday they -- to be musical opposite directions collided inside.
It will -- -- full power of Corus board -- probably after Christmas.
But it's red letter day for physicists were celebrating a little tried to recreate the Big Bang theory.
That -- we kind of recreate some of the conditions on a tiny tiny little microscopic scale.
In order to understand how the universe was created what if they're successful what happens job.
Us well what we find is what -- perhaps even going back before Genesis I -- in something called string theory which we hope that that's what this machine in fact that's my day job that's what I do for a living.
You do string theory I -- -- which is what they're doing in the collider we -- advertises here and we helped define what is called Higgs -- new particle.
And then perhaps evidence of tiny vibrating strings which is the theory that eluded Einstein for thirty years of his life over that take us what would that tell you what can we learn from that how would advance our understanding of who we are this would explain Genesis chapter one verse one.
What happened at the beginning and then even perhaps before the beginning you're working on this along time ago did you know folks in high school meat shield -- what are these things.
Is that true that -- to got -- the Harvard it was that two million electron called -- -- machine the magnetic field with so powerfully with.
Pulled the fillings out of your -- if you cut to close the money atom smasher.
Were -- successful yeah Mandela has said before it's a great way for kids that go to Harvard and to do something spectacular writing you blew up the fuses your house every time if I did say it hit a five -- -- She would always say we're the -- -- for a defused by getting them ready.
You heard it until this stuff for decades then that's right and this is the ultimate in trying for the physicists anyway to see whether or not they can recreate this is our dream come true and also Ronald Reagan's dream come true he wanted -- based in Texas outside Dallas but it was canceled by congress and now it's going to the Europeans but here is.
Home state of Illinois they've had one of these for a long time and that's right Chicago has the temperature on infected -- trying to still the most powerful machine in the world until Christmas.
Then the Large Hadron Collider surpasses.
The machine in Illinois.
We worried that I mean it was going to be OK Anthony and the -- was something wrong -- just -- hey you know.
Mother nature hits -- for the cosmic rays more powerful than this pea shooters on the Large Hadron Collider you know mother nature has her -- particles on Saturday.
And hey we're still here if you say it I believe it thank you -- you have a great Thanksgiving okay.
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