atom smasher

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Recent Examples on the Web Separately, at the world's largest atom smasher at CERN, physicists have been crashing protons against each other there to see what happens after. Seth Borenstein, USA TODAY, 8 Apr. 2021 PeV accelerations—100 times more energetic than collisions at the world’s most powerful atom smasher, the Large Hadron Collider. Ling Xin, Science | AAAS, 18 May 2021 Separately, at the world's largest atom smasher at CERN, physicists have been crashing protons against each other there to see what happens after. Seth Borenstein, USA TODAY, 8 Apr. 2021 Separately, at the world's largest atom smasher at CERN, physicists have been crashing protons against each other there to see what happens after. Seth Borenstein, USA TODAY, 8 Apr. 2021 Separately, at the world's largest atom smasher at CERN, physicists have been crashing protons against each other there to see what happens after. Seth Borenstein, USA TODAY, 8 Apr. 2021 Such particles might someday be blasted into existence at an atom smasher. Adrian Cho, Science | AAAS, 14 Apr. 2021 Separately, at the world's largest atom smasher at CERN, physicists have been crashing protons against each other there to see what happens after. Seth Borenstein, USA TODAY, 8 Apr. 2021 Separately, at the world's largest atom smasher at CERN, physicists have been crashing protons against each other there to see what happens after. Seth Borenstein, Star Tribune, 7 Apr. 2021

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1930, in the meaning defined above

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“Atom smasher.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/atom%20smasher. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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