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    Lego Model: A Small Section Of The Large Hadron Collider



    Created by Georg Holzer
    Last edited by DaveP; 22nd December 2011 at 10:57 AM. Reason: Amend thread title.

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    the scientists would be pretty pissed if you found the higgs boson with that...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Oaktech View Post
    the scientists would be pretty pissed if you found the higgs boson with that...
    esp if it turned out to be the elusive green lego brick all along

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    Wonder what Lego bits you use to make the black hole that's going to consume us all?

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    Quote Originally Posted by sparkeh View Post
    Wonder what Lego bits you use to make the black hole that's going to consume us all?
    black ones?

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    I love the thought that the fundamental building block of the universe is a lego brick.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sted View Post
    black ones?
    Technically it would have to be a block where the gravitational attraction is too great for anything to escape, I am not sure they make that block yet so I guess a black one will have to suffice.

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    That is only one of the experiment areas in the system.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nicholab View Post
    That is only one of the experiment areas in the system.
    Bwahaha!
    Yeah c'mon build the rest of the system, in fact to make it complete we want the whole site including offices, toilets and canteen.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sparkeh View Post
    Technically it would have to be a block where the gravitational attraction is too great for anything to escape, I am not sure they make that block yet so I guess a black one will have to suffice.
    i'm pretty sure that the box you keep your lego in has a small black hole in it, there is always one bit you know you've got but can never find. so perhaps there is in fact a black hole creating lego brick.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Oaktech View Post
    i'm pretty sure that the box you keep your lego in has a small black hole in it, there is always one bit you know you've got but can never find. so perhaps there is in fact a black hole creating lego brick.
    Actually I think that is a wormhole and the other end deposits the missing brick on the stairs to be trodden on (with bare feet) whilst creeping upstairs to bed after getting home too late and trying not wake anybody up...

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    Quote Originally Posted by CESIL View Post
    Actually I think that is a wormhole and the other end deposits the missing brick on the stairs to be trodden on (with bare feet) whilst creeping upstairs to bed after getting home too late and trying not wake anybody up...
    you may be right...

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    Here's a small gallery showing the construction of the first model
    Link: Sascha.Mehlhase.Info



    17 boxes of Lego?

    ...about 9500 pieces...
    Edit: More pictures:

    Link: Tabletop ATLAS assembly, no hardhat required
    Last edited by DaveP; 22nd December 2011 at 02:41 PM. Reason: Add detail to the post.

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