Large Hadron Collider
For Enabling Mind-Blowing Scientific Discoveries that Are Helping Physicists Decode the Universe (Most Influential Projects: #44)
What's the world made of? How does it all work? Looking to shed light on those fundamental questions, the European Center for Nuclear Research (CERN) went big. Really big. Its Large Hadron Collider was constructed to help re-create the conditions of the universe's earliest days—well before Earth existed.