Lairge Hadron Collider

A section o the LHC

The Lairge Hadron Collider (LHC) is the warld's lairgest an maist pouerfu pairticle collider, maist complex experimental facility iver biggit, an the lairgest single machine in the warld.[1] It wis biggit bi the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) atween 1998 an 2008 in collaboration wi ower 10,000 scientists an ingineers frae ower 100 kintras, as well as hunders o universities an laboratories.[2] It lies in a tunnel 27 kilometres (17 mi) in circumference, as deep as 175 metres (574 ft) aneath the Fraunce–Swisserland mairch near Geneva, Swisserland.


  1. "The Large Hadron Collider".
  2. Highfield, Roger (16 September 2008). "Large Hadron Collider: Thirteen ways to change the world". The Daily Telegraph. London. Retrieved 2008-10-10.

Coordinates: 46°14′N 06°03′E / 46.233°N 6.050°E / 46.233; 6.050