The Particle Accelerator
General Information
Official name: The Particle Accelerator
First Appearance: Arrow
Type: Clean Energy Device
Used by: S.T.A.R. Labs



The S.T.A.R. Labs Particle Accelerator was a clean energy device designed and created by Harrison Wells with the help of fellow S.T.A.R. Labs Team Members Cisco Ramon, Caitlin Snow and Ronnie Raymond. It's original purpose was to power all of Central City with clean energy.

The Event

On the night it was turned on everything went wrong and The Particle Accelerator exploded sending a huge shockwave into the sky and throughout Central City. In the aftermath of The Event The Particle Accelerator created and gave birth to Metahumans and the most well known being The Flash.

Metahuman Prison

With the rise of Metahumans throughout the city Barry Allen, Harrison Wells, Cisco Ramon and Caitlin Snow all concluded the only way to stop and contain Metahumans without killing them would be to put them in a Metahuman Prison. Realizing this they re purposed and converted The Particle Accelerator into a new Metahuman Prison located in S.T.A.R. Labs called The Pipeline.


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