Archive for September, 2008

Time lapse video of ATLAS cavern during construction

Wednesday, September 10th, 2008

This shows the cavern in which the ATLAS experiment is being assembled. These images start in October 2003 and end in August 2008. Roughly five years summarised in five minutes!

Colliding Particles – Hunting the Higgs

Wednesday, September 10th, 2008

Codename Eurostar

The first in a series of films following a team of physicists involved in research at the new Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN in Switzerland.

Gavin, Jon and Adam have a cunning plan to find the Higgs Boson, an elusive particle which physicists have been trying to find for over 40 years.  One of the main aims of the the LHC is to discover once and for all whether the Higgs actually exists or not, and ‘Eurostar’ might just hold the key to finding out… (From PFILM)