After Hours

Images: Restarting the Large Hadron Collider


A rendering of the ATLAS detector, which is the largest volume particle detector ever constructed.

Size: 46 m long, 25 m high and 25 m wide.
Weight: 7000 tonnes
Design: barrel plus end caps
Location: Meyrin, Switzerland.

Image credit: CERN

For more information, read my Geekend post about the LHC.