Last post you all learned how to build a fusion reactor. This time you’ll learn how to make a particle accelerator.
The things you need to build the accelerator are: 189 more words
The European Council for Nuclear Research or CERN (The name CERN is derived from the acronym for the French “Conseil Européen pour la Recherche Nucléaire”) has announced that the world’s largest particle accelerator, the… 226 more words
After arriving at Geneva airport, I was picked up in this high speed TELSA electric car – complete with touch screen interface, voice command and some sort of hydraulic system – courtesy of CERN- (the car is somewhere in the astounding range of $150K). 447 more words
Last spring, I worked with my boss to create an explanation of special relativity. We intended this to be used by lab newbies to help them understand how exactly we’re able to detect these relativistic particles which live for less than a blink of an eye (O.k., also it was kind of extra credit). 97 more words