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CERN

Go beneath the Alps to explore the biggest particle accelerator in the world, the Large Hadron Collider.
Topic: Physics + MathPhysics & MathBrand: NOVA ScienceNOWNOVA ScienceNOW

Program Description

(This video is no longer available for streaming.) Explore the construction of the mother of all particle accelerators: the Large Hadron Collider at CERN, the international particle physics lab near Geneva, Switzerland. In this video, physicist David Wark reports on the ambitious goals of this 16-mile-long circular racetrack. Designed to smash protons together at near-light speed, CERN promises astonishing new discoveries about matter.