Monday, September 15, 2008

They ride bicycles in the Large Hadron Collider

Bicycles seen in this video beginning at 3:30...



The rapper, Kate McAlpine, is a science writer from Michigan.

3 comments:

Juan Montoya Btikbat Consuelo III said...

that was the geekiest video ever :o

BurnFromWithin said...

I was actually going to send these links to you a couple of days ago, but never got around to it.

Here's two pictures of bikes inside the LHC:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/shared/spl/hi/pop_ups/05/sci_nat_the_large_hadron_collider/html/1.stm
http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2008/03/god-particle/ginter-photography.html (4th picture)

I figure in such an enclosed space, you don't want to use combustion engines and bicycles are much cheaper than electric of fuel-cell powered vehicles

Yokota Fritz said...

Juan, yep.:-)

Burn, how very cool -- thanks!