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Space Particle in the LHC

Zooites at the Higgs Hunters project flagged this particular image as interesting, because, despite virtually no particle tracks appearing, loads of activity is visible in the muon detector (the outermost ring of the image). 129 more words

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Techniquest's visit to CERN - the view from the inside

On January 22 & 23rd, a member of our team at Techniquest had the privilege of being part of a group of representatives from science centres, museums and university physics outreach departments from around the UK who visited the hugely impressive CERN facility in Switzerland. 290 more words

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the beginning of knowledge

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction.

Proverbs 1,7

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Geneva Switzerland

On the 11th of December, I took part in a school physics trip to visit CERN in Geneva. Many people asked me “if you don’t do physics at A-level why are you going on the trip?” To me I thought this was obvious. 977 more words



Dear readers, unfortunately illness, school and trainings meant that I was not able yet to add my post from the Tatras. It is already written, but only in my native language, so for the publication you will have to wait a few more days. 159 more words


First Female Director of CERN

Fabiola Gianotti will be the first female director-general of CERN starting on Jan 1, 2016. This is a 5-year position.

She was the leader of the ATLAS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) from March 2009 to February 2013. 375 more words