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.

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