CERN — the European Organization for Nuclear Research

The Bottle to Bang



To teach viewers how the Large Hadron Collider works in simple terms


This animation provides a step-by-step explanation of how the Large Hadron Collider works and what happens to the particles within it. This explanation includes basic concepts of the reason for the LHC's shape, its parts, the use of magnets and its super cooling system. The animation concludes with a quick explanation of the questions the LHC is trying to answer through its experiments.
Produced by: Mannmade Productions
Director: Chris Mann
06:15 min. / 07 September 2008 / CERN Copyright

Post date: Fri, Feb 04, 2011 — 11:02
Updated date: Tue, Nov 20, 2012 — 04:17

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