Science History

Interesting Facts About the Large Hadron Collider


The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is the largest and most powerful collider (particle accelerator) in the world, as well as the most complex experimental facility ever constructed. Built by European Organization for Nuclear Research — also known as CERN — the LHC first went live up on September 10, 2008. It is still CERN’s latest inclusion to its accelerator complex.

Here in this gallery we explore more interesting facts about the Large Hadron Collider (LHC).