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Pascal Monett Silver badge

"A particle accelerator that reaches 100bn GeV would be larger than Earth"

Um, far be it from me to cast the eminent Professor's words in a disparaging light, but I do believe that his words should be amended to read:

"A particle accelerator that reaches 100bn GeV would be larger than Earth, with current technology"

Indeed, fusion reactors will exist, and nobody knows what performance fusion reactors will attain, so this declaration must be bound by the current limitations in energy generation, notwithstanding future improvements.

Sorry, Professor.

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