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Black holes and quantum mechanics



Fears of black holes right here on earth? Not probable. However, the Large Hadron Collider was tested in Europe, which could lead to discovering the god particle, but what is the elusive god particle? Physicists are continually searching for this missing link. The start up of the Collider got off to a rocky start, but it now has competition all around the world, specifically Japan has been experimenting with this. Going back to the huge telescope we described last week, an even larger telescope is being built, the largest in fact. It will be so big not only will we be able to see individual stars in other galaxies, but could resolve the disks of extrasolar planets up to 30 light years away.Listen:

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