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6 Weird Things About Yale

Attending Yale is a great achievement but, at the same time, there are a few strange things lingering about. Here are a few:

Particle Accelerator

279897120_ad2ed00834_oAs depicted in many movies and TV shows such as The Flash, we have the Particle Accelerator. There is a large room which houses the accelerator unit, which consists of an ionizer that produces negatively charged ions. To do this they need 100,000 volts. This is pushed into a school bus sized tube which stores a positive charge of about 18 million volts to further accelerate the particle.

The purpose of this is to accelerate the particles to the speed of light. There is much mystery behind the scientific theories regarding matter traveling at light speed. Continue Reading