Large Hadron Collider at CERN 2008


Large Hadron Collider at CERN

 

 

The Large Hadron Collider, or LHC, is the most powerful particle accelerator created by humans (yet, that is). It was build by CERN in Europe to help discover why objects have mass, and will also look for micro black holes, magnetic monopoles, and more.

 

 

 

 This is picture of the huge ATLAS detector, one of the six detectors attached to the Large Hadron Collider

 

 You can learn more about the LHC and the experiments planned for this accelerator by watching the LHC Rap video here:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j50ZssEojtM

 

Leah E.

 

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Sources and Links

 

 

<http://antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod/ap080225.html>

 

<http://athome.web.cern.ch/athome/LHC/lhc.html>