How the LHC works – demonstrated with mince pies.

The Large Hadron Collider appears frequently in the science news, and is certainly no stranger to this blog. It is the biggest particle laboratory ever built, and possibly the most significant Physics experiment of all time, so that’s kind of understandable.

But, for those of you who are slightly unaware or unsure of what the LHC is, what it does, or how it works – fear not. Here is Professor Heinz Wolff, explaining how the Large Hadron Collider works in simple terms – using mince pies.


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Posted on March 20, 2011, in Chemistry, Physics and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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