Posts Tagged ‘history of particle physics’

Particle Accelerators and the Higgs Particle (13 of 15)

Monday, April 28th, 2008

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Episode 13 of In Search of Giants: Dr Brian Cox takes us on a journey through the history of particle physics. In this episode we learn how particle accelerators can be used to make new particles. We also see Brian bring to life a famous analogy for the Higgs mechanism. This film is part of a series originally broadcast on Teachers’ TV (http://www.teachers.tv/video/23645).

High Hopes for the LHC (15 of 15)

Monday, April 28th, 2008

Episode 15 of In Search of Giants: Dr Brian Cox takes us on a journey through the history of particle physics. In this episode, Brian and other scientists tell us what they hope the Large Hadron Collider at CERN will reveal about the way the universe works.

This film is part of a series originally shown on Teachers’ TV (http://www.teachers.tv/video/23645).

The Biggest Particle Accelerator Ever…(14 of 15)

Monday, April 28th, 2008

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Episode 14 of In Search of Giants: Dr Brian Cox takes us on a journey through the history of particle physics. In this episode we learn about the Large Hadron Collider – the biggest, most complicated scientific instrument ever built.

This film is part of a series originally broadcast on Teachers’ TV (http://www.teachers.tv/video/23645).

QED — The Jewel of Physics (12 of 15)

Monday, April 28th, 2008

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Episode 12 of In Search of Giants: Dr Brian Cox takes us on a journey through the history of particle physics. In this episode we find out about Quantum Electrodynamics, one of the most succesful theories in the history of science, and how it led to the idea of “force-carrying” particles.

This film is part of a series originally broadcast on Teachers’ TV (http://www.teachers.tv/video/23645).

The Weird Quantum World (11 of 15)

Monday, April 28th, 2008

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Episode 11 of In Search of Giants: Dr Brian Cox takes us on a journey through the history of particle physics. In this episode we learn how Einstein’s explanation of the photoelectric effect was one of the first steps towards a quantum mechanical view of the universe. Brian and other scientists explain some of the strange implications of living in a quantum world.

A Unified Theory of Forces (10 of 15)

Monday, April 28th, 2008

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Episode 10 of In Search of Giants: Dr Brian Cox takes us on a journey through the history of particle physics. In this episode we learn why scientists are hoping that, one day, they will have a single theory that describes all the forces that govern the universe.

This film is part of a series originally broadcast on Teachers’ TV (http://www.teachers.tv/video/23645).

The Weak and Strong Nuclear Forces (9 of 15)

Monday, April 28th, 2008

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Episode 9 of In Search of Giants: Dr Brian Cox takes us on a journey through the history of particle physics. In this episode we learn how the string and weak nuclear forces were discovered.

This film is part of a series originally broadcast on Teachers’ TV (http://www.teachers.tv/video/23645).

The Unification of Electricity and Magnetism (8 of 15)

Monday, April 28th, 2008

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Episode 8 of In Search of Giants: Dr Brian Cox takes us on a journey through the history of particle physics. In this episode we learn how Michael Faraday and James Clerk Maxwell showed that electricity and magnetism are two facets of the same thing.

This film is part of a series originally broadcast on Teachers’ TV (http://www.teachers.tv/video/23645).

The Nature of Forces (6 of 15)

Monday, April 28th, 2008

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Episode 6 of In Search of Giants: Dr Brian Cox takes us on a journey through the history of particle physics. In this episode we learn how forces are the instruments of change in the universe.

This film is part of a series originally broadcast on Teachers’ TV (http://www.teachers.tv/video/23645).

The Standard Model of Particle Physics (5 of 15)

Monday, April 28th, 2008

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Episode 5 of In Search of Giants: Dr Brian Cox takes us on a journey through the history of particle physics. In this episode we learn how particle physicists have developed a theory that can explain almost everything in the universe in terms of just 12 particles.

This film is part of a series originally broadcast on Teachers’ TV (http://www.teachers.tv/video/23645).