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Post by pcatom » Wed Feb 12, 2014 8:59 pm

Is anyone following us:

http://indico.cern.ch/event/282344/

You thought LHC was good! :clap: This will blow it out of the water.

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Re: FCC

Post by DCWhitworth » Wed Feb 12, 2014 10:29 pm

Wow, can something that big realistically be built ?
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Post by pcatom » Thu Feb 13, 2014 7:17 pm

That is what we plan to find out!

There is nothing fundamental which prevents it.

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Post by pcatom » Thu Feb 13, 2014 7:18 pm

Having said that ... it won't be a piece of cake either! A lot of technologies will need to be pushed to make it realistic and affordable.

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Post by DCWhitworth » Thu Feb 13, 2014 8:53 pm

I don't doubt that it can be, or will be able to be, done technically, my concerns would be getting the funding for it and finding a suitable geographically and geologically suitable place for it.
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Post by pcatom » Fri Feb 14, 2014 9:27 pm

Have a look at the presentations ... and follow over the next 5 years as we elaborate the concept.

It is exciting !!!

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Post by CharmQuark » Fri Feb 14, 2014 10:13 pm

I'm following! and so are a good few of friends :thumbup:
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Re: FCC

Post by chelle » Sun Feb 16, 2014 4:57 pm

If Ultra-high-energy cosmic rays don't produce anything out of the ordinary, than what kind of particle do they still hope to find with a machine that is maybe just 10 to 100 times as powerful as the LHC?
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Re: FCC

Post by pcatom » Thu Feb 27, 2014 9:15 pm

Cosmic rays tend to interact with atoms in the upper atmosphere. These primary interactions are not directly seen on the earths surface. Instead it is the secondary showers of particles from the primary collision that eventually appear in the detectors. The advantage of accelerator based collisions is that we can surround them with detectors and see more clearly what went on during the primary collision.

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Re: FCC

Post by chelle » Sat Mar 01, 2014 11:47 pm

Ok, thanks pcatom that makes sense … but still if some quark-soup would be fabricated that's stable for a fraction it still would have time to reach earth every now and then, ... perhaps, probably not ... makes me wonder about previous balloon research and if it's now possible to identify Higgsbosons in old photographs now we know in what energy region it is situated?
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Re: FCC

Post by andrewp » Mon Mar 31, 2014 11:16 pm

And the call went out to the particle physicists of the world: TO THE BALLOONS!! :dance:

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