LHC's $21 Million Single Joint Failure is the Most Expensive Soldering…

The Large Hadron Collider » 11/17/08 2:20pm 11/17/08 2:20pm, the world's most complicated machine that was felled by a single faulty solder joint , won't be back until summer 2009 now, at the earliest—a few months later than . And at what cost? $21 million in repairs. A drop in the bucket when the full $10 billion budget is considered, yes, but let's…