Watch the trippiest virtual trip through the Large Hadron Collider

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We?ll bet you didn?t wake up this morning wanting to experience what a particle goes through as it zooms along the massive tunnels of the Large Hadron Collider. Oh, wait ? you did? Well, game development studio Funktronic Labs is waaay ahead of everyone. The firm has already created a trippy first-person virtual reality journey through the LHC, as an homage to the Higgs boson-like particle it found back in 2012. You can interact with the kaleidoscopic world and control your virtual trek by waving your hands (and using pinch-and-pull motions) over a Leap Motion detector, which triggers visual changes on screen. But, if you?re lucky enough to have an Oculus Rift at this point in time, you can use one for a more immersive (and very, very trippy ? because this needs to be said more than once) experience. Don?t have either? Don?t worry: head after the break and…

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