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November 18, 2009

BBC NEWS | Science & Environment | LHC nears restart after repairs

NOVEMBER 18, 2009 The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) could restart as early as this weekend after more than a year of repairs. But officials have avoided giving an exact date for sending beams of protons around the 27km (17 mile) circular tunnel which houses the collider. The LHC was first switched on in 2008, but had to be shut down when a faulty electrical connection caused one tonne of helium to leak into the tunnel. via BBC NEWS | Science & Environment | LHC nears restart after repairs. I have always enjoyed science and have long been fascinated by the potential […]
November 17, 2009

Election 2010 will be fascinating!

NOVEMBER 17, 2009 The prospect of the forthcoming local and general elections fills me with both excitement and trepidation. The excitement stems from the fact that the local elections in May 2010 will be my first experience of running for public office, standing as a candidate for councillor in Chase Ward – the most northern tip of London… The trepidation comes from knowing the country will go the national polls – possibly on the same date – to make one of the most important decisions that Britons will have had to make for a very long time. This great country […]