CERN — the European Organization for Nuclear Research

Le CERN et la physique des particules

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Monica Pepe Altarell

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To increase understanding of the Large Hadron Collider and the role of the LHCb detector in answering some of our universe's fundamental questions

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A presentation about CERN and LHCb designed to be given by members of the LHCb collaboration to school classes of 15-17 year olds. In French. Made by LHCb physicist Monica Pepe-Altarelli.
This 65 slide presentation gives an overview of the Large Hadron Collider, particle physics and the LHCb detector in simple, non-technical terms. Subjects covered include: location and size of the LHC, the powers of ten, the two frontiers of physics (particle physics & astrophysics), fundamental particles, structure of an atom, antimatter, dark matter, particle detectors, the computing grid, the LHC and its structure, cost of the LHC, LHCb detector and its parts,

Post date: Mon, Sep 19, 2011 — 14:49
Updated date: Tue, Nov 20, 2012 — 04:26

Learning Topics

Forces
Mass
Matter / Antimatter
Particles
Computing Grid
Particle Identification