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CERN brochure cover

Author(s): Press, Office, CERN

Contact: Christiane.Lefevre@cern.ch

Submitted by: barbora.gulejova@cern.ch

Published: April 29, 2022

CERN brochure cover

CERN Brochure - Destination Universe: The Incredible Journey of a Proton in the Large Hadron Collider

A 55 page color-A4 booklet.This brochure illustrates the incredible journey of a proton as he winds his way through the CERN accelerator chain and ends up inside the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). The LHC is CERN's flagship particle accelerator which can collide protons together at close to the speed of light, creating circumstances like those just seconds after the Big Bang.
Chapter Titles:
Destination Universe
The unknown realms of physics
Return to the source
The acceleration chain
Precision racetrack
An empty space full of high-tech
The wonderland of ALICE
Particles get a kick
A particle heavy-weight
A ring under close surveillance
Mysterious antimatter
The big chill
A titan in search of the tiny
Back to the origins of the Universe
An ocean of data
The explorers of science
Print copies may be ordered through the CERN Press Office. Allow 6 weeks for delivery of copies from date of order.
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Matter, Particles and the Universe (Known Physics)
Particles and Their Interactions
Particles and Their Interactions
Quark-Gluon Plasma
Exploring the Unknown (Beyond Known Physics)
Technologies and Experiments
Particle Physics and Society

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Nature of science
Scientific inquiry and reasoning
Measurements and uncertainties
Measurement uncertainties
Structure of matter
Charges and fundamental interactions

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