CERN, Europe’s nuclear research organization, operates the Large Hadron Collider (or LHC, for short) — the largest particle accelerator in the world. Inside this almost 17-mile ring of tubes and superconducting magnets, beams of high-energy particles collide at nearly the speed of light. The LHC is also, apparently, a “hardon” collider, according to certain reaches of the internet — including CERN’s own site.

That’s right, CERN has made the dreaded hardon typo. Writer Anne Thériault recently pointed out a few on Twitter:

Today I learned Cern’s website has hundreds of typos referring to the Large Hadron Collider as the “Large Hardon Collider”

— Anne Thériault (@anne_theriault) June 18, 2017

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Source:: Theverge – Science

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