Understanding the unknown

Hmmm... LHC?

Have you heard about the LHC (Large Hadron Collider) or known as the world largest particle accelerator?

This is a super massive instrument ever built by humans which used by more than 1,000 scientists mostly groups of physicists to study the smallest particle which they say as the fundamental building blocks of all things. So, that particle must be smaller than atom or stuff comprising an atom? Is it really now known particle, or is it really smaller than the nucleus, electron, and a proton of a single atom? Well, just only innocent questions.

The understanding of minuscule world could lead to the discovery of mysteries and structure of the vast universe. A scientific principle believed by scientists which may perhaps a chance of solving a universe-liked jigsaw puzzle. Nothing completes a whole thing without starting from a single part. And that project might be a small part to acquire the understanding of an enormous universe.

The gigantic instrument placed 100 metres underground and situated in the borders of Switzerland and France consisting of 27 kilometers ring of superconducting magnets pre-cooled to -193.2 centigrade. Around the LHC accelerator ring has trillions of protons travelling at 99.99% the speed of light which will cause some 600 million collisions in every second. The collisions of protons will generate temperatures more than 100,000 times hotter than the heart of the Sun concentrated within a minuscule space but stinging cold superfluid helium circulates around the accelerator ring keeps the LHC in a temperature of -271.3 centigrade even colder than outer space.

Having these unbelievable figures, scientists and engineers have constructed gargantuan devices used as detectors with electronic trigger systems measuring the passage time of a particle within a few billionths of a second. Using the most powerful supercomputer system in the world, the LHC will produce roughly 15 petabytes (15 million gigabytes) of data annually that is enough to fill more than 1.7 million dual-layer DVDs a year. These state of the art devices are instruments used for the study.

What's the objective of that project?

It is to answer the unresolved questions in particle physics.

Questions like;
What is the origin of mass? Why do tiny particles weigh the amount they do? Why do some particles have no mass at all?

And they speculated that the key to answer these questions may be found in the Higgs boson named after the physicist Peter Higgs. They sometimes call this thing as god-particle. Since this is yet to be discovered through the LHC, concrete facts about this particle is not yet established. A theory of scientists believe that the missing Higgs causes mass for some particles and the god-particle is the ultimate building blocks of all things.

In all these developments and advance technologies in science. Yet, no matter how they contrive spending billions of dollars to the advancement of technological innovations and solving questions in particle physics. The wisest key to believe the causes of all things even the discovery of that missing Higgs which they called as god-particle is in the understanding of God's Word. And I believe that no matter how the scientists strive to understand the causes of all things which God has made will not lead a defined and perfect understanding of all matters and anti-matters. By human endeavor, incomprehensible works of God remain unresolved mysteries in the universe at least considering the works of God under the sun.

Ecclesiastes 8:17:

"Then I beheld all the work of God, that a man cannot find out the work that is done under the sun: because though a man labour to seek it out, yet he shall not find it; yea further; though a wise man think to know it, yet shall he not be able to find it. "


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