Why a physicist wants to build a particle collider on the moon

As we probe deeper into the innermost workings of the universe, our particle physics experiments have become ever more complex. In order to reveal the secrets of the tiniest subatomic particles, physicists must make colliders and detectors as cold as possible, remove as much air as possible, and keep them as still as possible to get reliable results.

So at least one physicist is asking: What if we just skipped all that and set up our particle physics experiments on the moon?

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