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Re-Creating the Big Bang

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Peter Watkins

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To raise awareness and improve basic understanding of the LHC & the ATLAS Experiment

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Professor Peter Watkins of University of Birmingham, UK, gives a brief explanation of the Large Hadron Collider and the ATLAS experiment. In this short overview, he describes the following:
1. What scientists are researching at the LHC
2. The LHC and how it works
3. The main aims of the ATLAS experiment
4. Why this experiment is exciting for science, for human kind
5. The size of the ATLAS Detector
6. The Grid- selecting events, analysis of data
7. Connection between active research and undergraduate lectures
8. What happens next - LHC results and future colliders

Post date: Fri, Feb 25, 2011 — 08:56
Updated date: Tue, Nov 20, 2012 — 04:33

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