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China Plans to Build Super-Giant Particle Collider, Will it Possibly End the World?

Chinese scientist have already confirmed the completion of the colossal particle collider!

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The biggest nation is planning to build a colossal machine that can possibly harm not just men, but may also potentially destroy the universe!

Chinese scientists have recently confirmed the completion of the initial conceptual design of a colossal particle collider which is probably the biggest and most powerful particle accelerator in the world.

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Wang Yifang, director of the Institute of High Energy Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences recently said to China Daily,

We have completed the initial conceptual design and organized international peer review recently, and the final conceptual design will be completed by the end of 2016.

They claim that it will be built “to better understand the Higgs boson, discover new particles and provide a better understanding of fundamental physics”.

Currently, the biggest particle collider is the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN. Its circumference is about 17 miles and is the world’s most complex research facility.

LHC is currently the largest particle collider to date.

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In 2012, the LHC was able to prove the existence of the Higgs Boson often called the “God particle”. It was however shut down between 2013 to 2015. Today, it is back online and twice as powerful.

“LHC is hitting its limits of energy level. It seems not possible to escalate the energy dramatically at the existing facility. This is a machine for the world and by the world: not a Chinese one” Wang told China Daily, a state-run newspaper.

China will build a particle collider that is just colossal, it is twice the size of LHC and even seven times more powerful.

By the end of 2016, China will have completed the final design of this colossal machine. The massive particle collider will be built 270 kilometers (170 miles) east of Beijing, in the city of Qinhuangdao. The city is geologically stable which is a requirement in creating this colossal machine.

British physicist Stephen Hawking warns about the Higgs potential

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Renowned British physicist Stephen Hawking warns of a possible total decay of the universe with the discovery of the god particle in his book, Starmus.

“The God particle found by CERN could destroy the universe. The Higgs Boson could become unstable at very high energy levels and have the potential to trigger a “catastrophic vacuum decay” which would cause space and time to collapse, with a bubble of the true vacuum expanding at the speed of light. This could happen at any time and we wouldn’t see it coming.

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Aside from Hawking, several scientists and physicists also voiced their concern regarding the impending catastrophe of the Large Hadron Collider. Astrophysicist Neil de Grasse Tyson once said that the experiment could literally cause the planet to “explode.”

In 2008, Otto Rossler, a German professor at the University of Tubingen, filed a lawsuit against CERN on the grounds that the Large Hadron Collider could trigger a mini black hole that could get out of control and annihilate the planet. The Court dismissed Rossler’s case, but he managed to start a heated discussion on the possible disastrous outcome of the experiment.

What do you think of this colossal machine that China plans to build? Leave a comment below.

Sources: IFL Science, RT

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PowerUp’s Head-Controlled Paper Airplane Drone Is The Coolest Thing You’ll See Today!

This definitely looks like a fun toy to play with.

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This upcoming invention from the genius guys over at PowerUp Toys is absolutely worth a look.

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