Friday, October 24, 2008

Sticky tape

The observant among you might notice that my monitor counter is gone. That's because it's here! 50 days and a 70 euro tax later..... (grumble, grumble).

However, a couple people emailed/pointed out this Nature article about how peeling sticky tape generates x-rays. Although it's not really related to the LHC, it's pretty cool, and they have a video! Here's the short version:

My attempt to embed the long version failed, so here's the link:

The long version is a lot better!

A bientôt!

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