Although the machine is now running at half power following its initial start-up woes, today’s 7 trillion electron-volt (TeV) collisions are by far the highest energy man-made particle collisions on record, easily outstripping achievements of the LHC’s predecessor, the Tevatron.
Radio New Zealand: Hadron Collider scientists celebrate smashing success
Stuff.co.nz (Reuters): Hadron Collider creates mini Big Bangs
NZ Herald (AP): Big Bang Machine sets atom-smashing record
National Geographic: Large Hadron Collider smashes protons, sets record
* CERN Press release: LHC research programme gets underway