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by DCWhitworth
Wed Dec 09, 2009 9:06 pm
Forum: Portal link and forum suggestions
Topic: BIG forum change & Wikipedia - help
Replies: 11
Views: 5411

Re: BIG forum change & Wikipedia - help

Well the link was added to the English version a few minutes ago. Added by the same person who put it on the German article.
by DCWhitworth
Wed Dec 09, 2009 2:03 pm
Forum: The Accelerator
Topic: Daily Schedules and Hiccups
Replies: 41
Views: 10607

Re: Daily Schedules and Hiccups

not to sound pessimistic... but i wonder if electrical issues are going to be a recurring theme. I mean this thing needs a lot of juice and there are a lot of connections along with micronic resistance tolerances. It really is mind boggling how many things have to work together in order for this cl...
by DCWhitworth
Wed Dec 09, 2009 1:55 pm
Forum: Off topic
Topic: planets rotation
Replies: 5
Views: 1457

Re: planets rotation

an apocalypse in the year not to be named. More like pretty much any year that you care to name :roll: The end of the world has been predicted so many times its getting pretty tedious. I don't really see the point, I mean it's not like your going to get any satisfaction from being right is it ?
by DCWhitworth
Wed Dec 09, 2009 1:49 pm
Forum: Portal link and forum suggestions
Topic: Forum Picture
Replies: 1
Views: 1091

Forum Picture

Chris, now that the LHC is producing real data it might be time to think about replacing the great but simulated picture you have on the portal for a real one ?
by DCWhitworth
Wed Dec 09, 2009 1:41 pm
Forum: The Accelerator
Topic: OLDER 2/15/10 ** current events and discussion **
Replies: 54
Views: 14694

Re: ** current events and discussion **

Wow, at this rate they'll reach the full 14 TeV in less than a year. These guys lose no time. ;) Anyway I believe after setting a new world record at 2.36 TeV they will now focus on ramping up the intensity rather than the energy. That would certainly make sense. They need higher intensity to produ...
by DCWhitworth
Wed Dec 09, 2009 12:29 am
Forum: The Accelerator
Topic: *** 2.36TeV collisions ***
Replies: 20
Views: 5601

Re: *** POSSIBLE 2.3TeV collisions ***

http://atlas.web.cern.ch/Atlas/public/E ... vents.html

I'm wrong, I'm very wrong. And I'm very glad I am wrong.

Wow - good spot Chris and way to go LHC guys !
by DCWhitworth
Wed Dec 09, 2009 12:27 am
Forum: The Accelerator
Topic: *** 2.36TeV collisions ***
Replies: 20
Views: 5601

Re: *** POSSIBLE 2.3TeV collisions ***

OK, sceptic here ;)

Beam 1 was lost pretty soon after they hit 1.18 TeV, make the possiblity of collisons low I think. I hope I'm wrong though.
by DCWhitworth
Tue Dec 08, 2009 11:57 pm
Forum: The Accelerator
Topic: OLDER 2/15/10 ** current events and discussion **
Replies: 54
Views: 14694

Re: ** current events and discussion **

Xymox wrote:***** POSSIBLE 2.36TeV collisions ******

ALERT...

Lets wait for confirmation..... 1.18 TeV per beam is confirmed...
In retrospect I'm not convinced. Beam 1 was lost pretty soon after they hit 1.18 TeV. I hope I'm wrong though.
by DCWhitworth
Tue Dec 08, 2009 11:51 pm
Forum: The Accelerator
Topic: OLDER 2/15/10 ** current events and discussion **
Replies: 54
Views: 14694

Re: ** current events and discussion **

Xymox wrote:***** POSSIBLE 2.36TeV collisions ******

ALERT...

Lets wait for confirmation..... 1.18 TeV per beam is confirmed...
Mmm, I thought something was going on.
by DCWhitworth
Tue Dec 08, 2009 8:17 pm
Forum: The Accelerator
Topic: OLDER 2/15/10 ** current events and discussion **
Replies: 54
Views: 14694

Re: ** current events and discussion **

Gryzo wrote:I also read the progress report as "1.1 TeV collissions Friday night".
The 1.1 is of course no coincidence, as the Tevatron only does 1 TeV.
[pedant] 0.98 TeV actually ;) [/pedant]
by DCWhitworth
Tue Dec 08, 2009 8:03 pm
Forum: The Accelerator
Topic: OLDER 2/15/10 ** current events and discussion **
Replies: 54
Views: 14694

Re: ** current events and discussion **

Ramp alert ! 2 beams, 2 bunches.
by DCWhitworth
Tue Dec 08, 2009 7:08 pm
Forum: Off topic
Topic: My Setup - Arms Race !!
Replies: 15
Views: 3684

Re: My Setup - Arms Race !!

Danny252 wrote:http://img690.imageshack.us/img690/2024/screenieb.jpg

Automatically updates my desktop every 10 seconds, so whenever I alt-tab... :-)
Is that an activex wallpaper ?
by DCWhitworth
Tue Dec 08, 2009 10:03 am
Forum: The Accelerator
Topic: Underground webcams
Replies: 40
Views: 7894

Re: Underground webcams

yeah that would be great for you and us if u got an invitation to go and look around one day, take plenty of pictures and meet the faces to the names etc, see what kind of folk they are etc etc, and it would be a nice thank you for the work you have put in :) We'd better start an airfare donations ...
by DCWhitworth
Mon Dec 07, 2009 11:51 pm
Forum: The Accelerator
Topic: Underground webcams
Replies: 40
Views: 7894

Re: Underground webcams

wavesoft wrote:You can find some audio from the Collimator here : http://lhc-collimation-project.web.cern ... movies.htm
My first reaction to hearing this was "Holy &^%$ !!"
by DCWhitworth
Mon Dec 07, 2009 11:35 pm
Forum: The Accelerator
Topic: Weekend of 12-3-09 collision events !
Replies: 188
Views: 24104

Re: Weekend of 12-3-09 collision events !

I completely agree there's no scientific reason to go for higher power collisions just yet, but there might be a temptation to do it in order to 'tick the box' and get it over and done with.