CERN — the European Organization for Nuclear Research

The Little Book of the Big Bang: A Big Scientific Adventure

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To improve understanding of the Large Hadron Collider and what it is trying to do


This bright and colorful book uses quirky art, humor, and good science to drive its points home for a general audience. Subjects covered include:
1. Our universe
2. LHC-what it is, how it works, what it studies
3. Dark Energy
4. The scientific process
5. A bit about mass (& the Higgs particle)
6. The scientists involved. (highlights Lyn Evans, Dave Barney, Aliston Bates, Lily Asquith)
7. The international Collaboration
8. Development of state of the art technologies
9. The computing grid
The project was funded by the Science and Technology Facilities Council in the UK.
Layout concept & text by David Brodie.
Design by Real Affinity Agency.
Published in 2010
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Post date: Fri, Mar 18, 2011 — 11:34
Updated date: Tue, Nov 20, 2012 — 04:54

Learning Topics

Dark Matter
Extra / Multi Dimensions
Higgs Boson
Matter / Antimatter
Quark Gluon Plasma
Standard Model