The Large Hadron Collider


Subject:
Physics , Nuclear Physics

Description:
Background for the public about the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), "a gigantic scientific instrument near Geneva, where it spans the border between Switzerland and France about 100 m underground. It is a particle accelerator used by physicists to study the smallest known particles -- the fundamental building blocks of all things." Read about reasons for LHC, how it works, experiments, safety, facts and figures, and more. From CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research.

Publisher:
CERN, European Organization for Nuclear Research

Language:
English

Source:
http://public.web.cern.ch/public/en/LHC/LHC-en.html


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