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Quantum Physics Lesson 3.1 - The Large Hadron Collider

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Luke Bohni

on 29 October 2013

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Transcript of Quantum Physics Lesson 3.1 - The Large Hadron Collider

Lesson 3.1
The Large Hadron Collider
Switzerland
France
Germany
Italy
Austria
Spain
England
Belgium
Netherlands
The LHC is located on the border of Switzerland and France in a town called Geneva
Geneva
It has a circumference of 27km (so a radius of about 4.5km)
It is the most expensive Science Experiment ever conducted costing over 7.5 Billion Euros
The aim of this experiment was to find the elusive Higgs Boson, a particle predicted by modern particle theory to be responsible for other particles having mass.
Last year it successfully discovered it before it shut down for some upgrades
ALICE - is a detector built to investigate the properties of the quark-gluon plasma, in the hopes to better understand why quarks come in 3's
LHCb - A smaller detector that aims to investigate the reasons why our Universe is made up primarily of matter and not anti-matter.
CMS - a smaller more compact detector actually weighs over 12,000 tonnes. It has over 3,600 scientists working on it also searching for the Higgs
ATLAS - the biggest detector standing at 25 meters tall and weighing over 7,000 tonnes, ATLAS employs over 3000 scientists in the search for the Higgs.
There a 4 main experiments that are stationed around the LHC.
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