Large Hadron Collider recovering from general power cut

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London, June 1 (ANI): The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is running again, recovering from a recent power cut that affected its machine systems.

Cern (the European Organization for Nuclear Research), the body that operates the LHC, said power was cut to the entire accelerator complex.

The cut that occurred after 2300 local time on Friday could have possibly been caused by storms, but proton beams should be back in the machine by Wednesday.

The collider is technically stalled up at present to allow technicians access into the 27km-long tunnel housing the giant machine.

"It was all up and running again over the weekend," the BBC quoted Dr James Gillies, director of communications at Cern in Geneva, as saying.

"The LHC is back in the state it was before it happened. We will have beam back in it on Wednesday," he added.

The 10billion dollar collider is used to collide beams of proton particles in a bid to understand the nature of Universe. (ANI)

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