What the Big Bang Experiment in Italy Accomplish?

By Nic
@academic2 (7009)
November 10, 2010 9:18am CST
I learnt recently that an experiment worth Billions of dollars was finally suesfully carried out in Italy. My question is, what did it accomplish? Of what benefit was that experiment?
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@sona22 (1431)
• India
10 Nov 10
Hello, I confused. Is it in Italy? The big bang experience is a exciting program and the scientists all over the world are waiting for the result. Scientists create 'mini Big Bang' to unravel atom's mysteries. The reaction created temperatures a million times hotter than the sun’s core. Such high temperatures have not been reached since the first billionth of a second following the Big Bang — the event which many scientists say was the beginning of the universe. This was expected to cause atomic particles such as protons and neutrons to melt, producing a “soup” of matter in a state previously unseen on earth. Scientists, including British particle physicists, will now study the particles in the hope of discovering what holds atoms together and gives them their mass, reports the Telegraph.The collisions were produced by firing lead ions — atoms with their electrons removed — at incredible speeds in opposite directions around the LHC’s underground tunnel at CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, near Geneva.The heavyweight particle collisions follow seven months of experiments crashing protons — which are 200 times lighter than lead ions — at near-light speeds. The scientists are thrilled with the achievement. The collisions generated mini Big Bangs and the highest temperatures and densities ever achieved in an experiment. Now the question of benefit. The big bang is a universal curiosity among the scientists and people. Everyone wants to know the origin of earth. It will, as the scientists are expecting will do it. Besides this Boson theorem and many other theory will be proved now.
@academic2 (7009)
• Uganda
17 Nov 10
a fantastic response!