Zealots prevent LHC Black Hole forming?
"It is very probable that there was a connection that wasn't good," said Lyn Evans, project leader...he did not think a single fault in 10,000 connections was bad, but "it cost dearly".
Perhaps they were using lead free solder?
John Brignell: March of the zealots
"A classic example was the ban on lead in solder. It was completely unjustified by available evidence yet imposed virtually without serious thought. Leadless solder is not only considerably more expensive, it is unreliable, being subject to dry joints and cracks. We are talking about people being killed here, for there are now many applications of electronics on which human lives depend, let alone livelihoods. Notably, military applications were excluded."
H/t D Ambler