Quick Guide: The Large Hadron Collider

Produced by triple science support, this quick guide is a summary of complex ideas for the busy practitioner. The principle behind this experiment is simple: smash two counter-rotating beams of protons together at a very high centre-of-mass energy.

This is a resource produced by current experts in the field of particle physics to provide teachers with an understanding of current scientific thinking which they can apply in the classroom.

This resource has been included in this collection for teachers’ use, however it may contain some information, particularly relating to Government policy, which is now out of date.

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