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CERN Resolves Snag, Will Restart Collider Soon

CERN engineers said Tuesday that they had resolved a problem that delayed the relaunch after a two-year refit of the Large Hadron Collider particle smasher, which is probing the mysteries of the universe. A statement from the research center just outside Geneva said a metal fragment that caused an intermittent short circuit in one of the giant magnets in the vast underground complex had been successfully removed. The relaunch of the so-called "Big Bang" machine had to be...

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