LHC shuts down for two glorious, existence-filled months

Being sucked at the speed of light in a head-on, face-first collision with every speck of matter on Earth will have to wait: a large helium leak on Friday has shut down the LHC (which I guess we're now supposed to call "Halo") for two months... two months not required to fix the leak, but to warm up the chamber from absolute zero to repairman-tolerable working conditions.

LHC helium leak will shut collider down for two months [Scientific American Blog]

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