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Faults halt 'Big Bang' machine

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A huge machine designed to find out what happened just after the Big Bang has been shut down after a series of technical faults.

The Large Hadron Collider near Geneva will be out of action for at least two months, Cern has said.

Imogen Foulkes reports.

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