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Telegraph trips over the Large Hardon Collider

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The Daily Telegraph last Friday showed particle boffins the potentially disastrous effects of meddling with things you don't fully understand - in this case just what "LHC" stands for:

Large Hardon Collider breaks energy record, says Telegraph

This being the interwebs, the paper was able to move with almost light speed to correct the outrage - an electronic benefit not available to the New York Times when it committed the same delightful error back in 2008. ®

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The Large Hardon Collider was spotted and preserved for posterity by this sharp-eyed Flickr user.

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