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Radioactive waste is a problem, though, because once the fissile material begins to be spent, the concentration of fissile material left isn't sufficient to sustain chain reactions, at about 90% strong. Don't miss out – sign up to the weekly newsletter today. The most prosaic goal of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC, the enormous particle accelerator that first began operation in September 2008 at CERN, Europe's particle physics laboratory near Geneva, Switzerland) was to find the Higgs boson.

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