By Paul Rincon -
The Large Hadron Collider is about to pave the way to a new era in physics.
Scientists are waiting for the first new data to start flowing from the underground particle smasher, as the LHC begins its first "physics collisions" in two years.
The vast machine will clatter proton beams together at much higher energies than it achieved during its first operational period from 2010-2013.
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