Dr. Steve Myers and the Large Hadron Collider

I don't doubt that this is true, but this does seem to be a rather obscure fact about the LHC, and a rather contrived way to ask a question to which the answer is "the Large Hadron Collider". How many of us had heard of Steve Myers before we heard this question?

Wikipedia's page on the LHC mentions Steve Myers only in a footnote; its CERN page similarly mentions him only in passing. If you search for Steve Myers on Wikipedia you get to find out about a disgraced former US footballer (soccer player – a goalkeeper, to be precise). For CERN's Steve Myers you have to look for Stephen Myers; and this page mentions the LHC as one of many projects that he's been involved with.

A Google search came up with a page from a website called TEDxCERN, which simply says that "Steve Myers is the head of CERN's Office of Medical Applications. He steered the operation of the Large Hadron Collider from 2010 to 2012. By July 2012, the collider had produced enough events to allow ATLAS and CMS experiments to discover the Higgs boson."

The same search listed a page from CERN's own site, dated 6 December 2012. This informs us that Steve Myers has been elected fellow of Royal Academy of Engineering, "for his engineering contributions and leadership in the development of CERN's particle colliders over the past 40 years, including the Intersecting Storage Rings, the Large Electron–Positron collider and the LHC."

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