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Large Hadron Collider may have replicated Big Bang

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The Large Hadron Collider may have recreated the matter that existed in the earliest moments of the universe, on a miniature level, according to a new scientific paper published in the European Organization for Nuclear Research. Located on the Swiss-French border, unusual readings produced by the $10 billion machine’s high-energy proton collisions might replicate the “hot dense matter” that existed microseconds after the Big Bang, the Associated Press reports.

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