So, the Large Hadron Collider is a Renaissance machine?

Tuesday, 29 May, 2012

Compact Muon Solenoid drawing by Sergio Cittolin

No, Leonardo da Vinci did not invent the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), but you’d be forgiven for thinking so after looking at these illustrations by Sergio Cittolin, of the Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS), a general-purpose particle detector, that is part of the LHC, which bear more than a passing resemblance to some of da Vinci’s drawings.

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