Do Not Try This at Home: Sticking Your Head Into a Particle Accelerator

June 3rd, 2011

Particle AcceleratorRussian scientist Anatoli Petrovich Bugorski has the distinction of being the only person to ever stick his head into a running particle accelerator. The linked article explains all.

Link: http://www.todayifoundout.com/…
(via mental_floss)

2 Responses to “Do Not Try This at Home: Sticking Your Head Into a Particle Accelerator”

  1. [link]Tony Edgin Says:

    Here’s the take-home message. Video games have it wrong. Particle beam weapons aren’t effective, since they won’t immediately incapacitate the bad guy.

  2. [link]Chad Cloman Says:

    Well, I think that would depend upon the width of the particle beam.

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