Caption CERN Contest Week 12

A contest log for Caption CERN Contest

Caption CERN, win a prize!

adam-fabioAdam Fabio 04/23/2015 at 04:5752 Comments

Week 12: 4/22/2015 - 9pm PDT 4/29/2015

One of the best parts of running the Caption CERN Contest is checking out the new images on CERN's servers each week. Every week I find new images to zoom in on. I trace wires, look at equipment ID cards, and generally try to figure out what exactly is going on.

This image is no exception. At first glance, one would think the CERN photographer was trying out some multiple exposure techniques. Zooming in on the high res JPG available at the original CERN page shows that the strange phenomenon in the center of the image are actually layers of fine wire strung between the two sides of the curve. Between that and the 80's clean room outfits, this must have been a very important piece of scientific equipment!

Add your humorous caption as a comment to this project log. Make sure you're commenting on this contest log, not on the contest itself.

As always, if you actually have information about the image or the people in it, let CERN know on the original image discussion page.

Good Luck!


joe_namath wrote 05/02/2015 at 01:28 point

"Can this thing pick up the Oxygen channel?"

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coppertoy wrote 04/29/2015 at 22:45 point

He said, "Beam me up Scotty", Not Beam up the Scottie. Now who's going to eat this doggie treat.

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scott galvin wrote 04/29/2015 at 21:03 point

Ed, Rachael, and Janet develop the 1st prototype stringed instrument for the electric light orchestra.

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Paul Scott wrote 04/29/2015 at 05:51 point

As the bass dropped, Sarah smiled to herself and thought "my mixtape is dope"

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Thomas wrote 04/28/2015 at 15:05 point

Deborah finally decided to continue with the She Hulk experiments after her husband ridiculed her cooking for the last time

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alister.peters1990 wrote 04/26/2015 at 19:10 point

By pumping about 1.01 Gigawatt's out of the flux cap Mary was able to send her fist to the future and punch Erik de Bruijn in the face.

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el_yopo wrote 04/26/2015 at 13:50 point

... and finally, just add a a bit of salt.

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Rollyn01 wrote 04/26/2015 at 12:04 point

CERN builds new device to detect neutrinos by their vibrations. Marky Mark is expected to verify the results.

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theonetruestickman wrote 04/26/2015 at 02:59 point

A few of the CERN food service team inspect the prototype microwave array R&D has been developing to speed up lunch prep.

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Mike wrote 04/26/2015 at 00:04 point

Initial testing of "The String Theory" at CERN

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joe_pumpernickle wrote 04/24/2015 at 20:53 point

Here you can see Susan playing the prototype Electro-Harp2000 while her two assistants check the final tuning.

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raalst wrote 04/24/2015 at 19:38 point

The first production-run light-sabers lacked in their dismemberment capability. NEED MORE POWER !

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Narfnezzle Nickerbots wrote 04/24/2015 at 17:47 point

"Eight years of schooling and two post doctoral fellowships just so I can make quilts. I should have been a dentist."

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Dylan Bleier wrote 04/24/2015 at 17:47 point

Beam my arm up, scotty

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Nils Winnwa wrote 04/24/2015 at 16:55 point

"DONT TOUCH THIS! That internet-thing is  running throu here. Frank will kill me if it fails again. He is currently developing an awesome online Battle-Chess"

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egrepnix wrote 04/24/2015 at 16:47 point

"Your dance poses are wonderful!" whispered Svetlana in the corner as the holograph projected an image of her boss into the air. Peter was far too concerned with the capacitor overload to notice.

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egrepnix wrote 04/24/2015 at 16:39 point

"Tighten it just a bit more..." she said, as the harmonic disintegrator was slowly being installed in the corner. Nobody would dare move things around on her desk anymore.

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Chris wrote 04/24/2015 at 15:58 point

the kung-fu shield seemed to work well until they re-calibrated it to deflect attacks.

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asdfex wrote 04/24/2015 at 14:20 point

The C sharp minor 7 chord sounds well, but the major still needs some tuning before the christmas concert starts.

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Bit Herder wrote 04/24/2015 at 13:57 point

"George was confident that THIS time he had perfected the speaker so loud it would blow women's clothes off."

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