## Friday, December 18, 2009

### LHC hibernated

As AP and others report, LHC has been brought into the hibernation mode until the end of February.

CMS detector

But you shouldn't imagine that everyone will sleep. In January, they will be commissioning the device for much higher energies that are appropriate for the year 2010. During the year, the LHC should reach its final 14 TeV of center-of-mass energy.