The Greatest Engineering Achievements In Recent History

There have been many great achievements in human history—from the invention of the lightbulb to the MP3 player just in recent history. There have also been many incredible engineering and technological achievements that have changed what we thought possible.

Here we look at some of those achievements that are incredible feats of construction and engineering, feats that wouldn’t have been possible without great leaps in technology and the cooperation of the some of the best companies in the world.

Large Hadron Collider

The Large Hadron Collider (LHC), contained in a 17 mile (27 km) circle underneath the France and Switzerland border, is the world largest particle collider. It is able to fire protons that come extremely close to the speed of light.

That means that a proton is able to do over 11 laps of the 17-mile circle in a single second. It is incredible cooperation of the construction …

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