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Scientists Built a Particle Accelerator Smaller Than a Human Hair on a Chip

The world’s biggest particle accelerator, the Large Hadron Collider, is a gargantuan structure that extends underground for 17 miles and cost several billion dollars to build and operate. Now, scientists have developed a particle accelerator on the other end of the size spectrum, measuring just 30 microns across-about half the width of a human hair-according to a study published on Thursday in Science. Read More: www.vice.com