Review of the Safety of LHC Collisions

  title={Review of the Safety of LHC Collisions},
  author={John Ellis and Gian Francesco Giudice and Michelangelo L. Mangano and Igor Tkachev and Urs Achim Wiedemann},
  journal={Journal of Physics G},
The safety of collisions at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) was studied in 2003 by the LHC Safety Study Group, who concluded that they presented no danger. Here we review their 2003 analysis in light of additional experimental results and theoretical understanding, which enable us to confirm, update and extend the conclusions of the LHC Safety Study Group. The LHC reproduces in the laboratory, under controlled conditions, collisions at centre-of-mass energies, less than those reached in the… 

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