The LHC: largest experiment and smallest particles

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Presenter: Tara Shears

Published: January 2010

Age: 14-19 and upwards

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Source/institution: Royal Society


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The LHC is the most powerful particle accelerator ever built. It is capable of recreating the very energetic conditions last seen in the universe a billionth of a second after the Big Bang, and allows particle physicists to study the fundamental ingredients of matter that the universe was formed of at the time.

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