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Fabiola Gianotti

Author(s): Goldfarb, Steven, University of Melbourne (AU)

Submitted by: lila.mabiala@cern.ch

Published: August 5, 2022

Fabiola Gianotti

ATLAS Interview - Fabiola Gianotti, spokesperson of the ATLAS Experiment on the LHC at CERN

ATLAS physicist Steven Goldfarb interviews colleague Fabiola Gianotti, ATLAS spokesperson. In this interview, Gianotti describes in simple terms the complexity of ATLAS construction and what it is designed to do. Topics covered include the numbers in the ATLAS collaboration, detector dimensions, numbers of electronic channels and length of cables, the readiness of the experiment for high energy collisions, possible discoveries, hunting the Higgs and how it will take time, and the potential benefits of findings to human kind. The video is concluded with Goldfarb summarizing the possible discoveries of ATLAS. Produced by: ATLAS OUTREACH Director: Yves-Rene KAYONGA Director: Claudia Marcelloni De Oliveira 5:27 min. / 06 April 2010 / CERN

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