# LHC Big Bang Temperatures

It's been claimed that the LHC's 14 TeV energy produces temperatures comparable to that which occurred very soon after the Big Bang. The well-known $E=1.5kT$ formula from classical statistical mechanics predicts LHC produced temperatures in the $2.44\times 10^{17}$ K range. This temperature is much higher than I expected.

Is there an agreed upon method of calculating temperature equivalents of 14 TeV p-p interactions, and if so, what is the result?

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