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First pictures of LHC collision events at CMS detector

  1. Nov 23, 2009 #1


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    Are these events from intersecting beams or are the collisions due to other random stuff?

    EDIT: intersecting beams it is. Probably because of protons colliding, but not completely headon. Ofcourse you eventually look for quark-quark collisions. I take it that focussing the beams would be the next big thing to accomplish?
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