CERN muon detector gets major upgrade for better particle hunting
Noemi Caraban Gonzalez/CERN
THIS amazing instrument may be the world’s heaviest camera-like device. But instead of photons of light, it records something far more exotic: muons, produced by the collisions of billions of .
Weighing in at 14,000 tonnes, the Compact Muon Solenoid () detector is one of four big experiments at the , based at the CERN particle physics laboratory near Geneva, Switzerland. .
The CMS sits at one of …