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Large Hadron Collider finds car keys

also found the lyrics to 'things can only get better' although they were put straight in the binIt cost some £6.2 billion to build, but the Large Hadron Collider may have justified that enormous price tag after it finally located Professor Brian Cox’s lost car keys. The keys were lost by Cox in the 1990s while an undergraduate at the University of Manchester and his 1987 Nissan Micra has remained in an NCP car park ever since.

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Posted: Dec 12th, 2011
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Technological breakthrough allows on-street pay and display parking machines to offer change

Scientists have cracked one of the toughest technological conundrums of recent decades: how to offer change for drivers buying pay and display tickets from on-street machines.

‘We’ve pumped millions into solving this, and at last we’ve cracked it’ said a jubilant Martin Palmer, head of NCP …

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Posted: May 4th, 2009
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