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LHCb Film: LHCb - The Beauty Experiment / LHCb -L'expérience de beauté

Purpose

To raise awareness and understanding of the LHCb experiment on the Large Hadron Collider

Information

This short video for general audiences gives an overview of the LHCb experiment located on the Large Hadron Collider based at CERN. The video is narrated by LHCb physicist Tara Shears and includes comments and explanations by CERN's Andrei Golutvin (LHCb Spokesperson), Susanne Koblitz (LHCb experiment), and Richard Jacobsson (LHCb Experiment).
 
Topics covered include the following:
- Introduction to the LHCb experiment
- Brief explanation of the big bang and the beginning of our universe
- Explanation of matter and antimatter by CERN's Susanne Koblitz
- What happens when matter and antimatter meet
- The 1928 Dirak (UK) equation and how it revolutionized our thinking of our universe
- 1964 discovery by Cronin (USA) and Fitch (USA) on behavior of matter and anti-matter
- Introduction to the Large Hadron Collider
- The LHCb experiment: what it is, what it is designed to do
- Explanation of how the LHCb works, by CERN's Richard Jacobsson
- What the LHCb measures
- Where collected data goes and what is done with it
- The international collaboration
- LHCb first collisions 30 March, 2010
 
 
Produced by: Visual Media Office
Director: Josiane Uwantege
Director: Silvano de Gennaro
14 min. / 01 December 2010 / CERN
For video file in English, see here:  http://cdsweb.cern.ch/record/1332495
Youtube version with subtitles in several different languages available here:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rsmBMuTFdkA

Post date: Fri, May 27, 2011 — 12:36
Updated date: Tue, Nov 20, 2012 — 04:16

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