Large Hadron Collider Tunnel location The illustration shows the location of the 27km long tunnel (blue) below the Swiss-French border. The experiments will take place in different subterranean caverns connected to the surface by 50 to 150 long shafts. (Picture: Philippe Mouche, 1. September 2006) Philippe Mouche Transfer tunnel Engineers work in the transfer tunnel. (picture: Cern, July 1, 1999) cern Titan tunnel Diggers make room for the LHC. Patrice Loiez Superconducting magnet The last of 1,746 superconducting magnets is dropped through a shaft into the LHC tunnel. (Picture: Maximilien Brice, 26. April 2007) Maximilien Brice Electronics check An engineer checks the electronics of an instrument used to decrease the magnet's temperature. (Picture: Brice/Marcello, 15. Oktober 2007) Brice/Marcelloni 900-ton disc It takes ten hours to put the giant disc into position. Maximilien Brice Deep freeze A scientist checks the functions of a space that can be cooled to -180°C. Claudia Marcelloni Art and science A data simulation in the detector Atlas. Atlas experiment The world's largest and most expensive science project. This content was published on September 17, 2008 September 17, 2008 minutes More More Switzerland: the land of cooperatives The cooperative business model not only permeates the Swiss economy, but also forms the roots of its politics. Tags: Sci & Tech Culture Contributions under this article have been turned off. You can find an overview of ongoing debates with our journalists here. Please join us! If you want to start a conversation about a topic raised in this article or want to report factual errors, email us at email@example.com. Newest first Oldest first Load more More More Swiss Film Selection SWI swissinfo.ch offers a selection of Swiss films in English chosen from the Swiss streaming platform Play Suisse. Share this story
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