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A virtual field trip to CERN, via Google GlassA virtual field trip to CERN, via Google Glass

Posted By Kate Torgovnick May

Take a bike ride down the 27-kilometer Large Hadron Collider — thanks to a lucky Google Glass winner, whose ride-along video premiered Friday during TEDxCERN. Andrew Vanden Heuvel always dreamed of being an astronaut; he ended up becoming a pioneering online physics teacher. So when he was selected to be one of the first to […]

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Five videos that make particle physics child’s play: Physicists from CERN team up with TED-EdFive videos that make particle physics child’s play: Physicists from CERN team up with TED-Ed

Posted By Kate Torgovnick May

Particle physics. To some, the words may produce anxiety. And while, yes, it is complicated — it is far from incomprehensible. On May 3, the European Laboratory for Particle Physics, better known as CERN, held its first TEDx event, an illuminating look at how particle physics intersects with other disciplines. As part of TEDxCERN, physicists […]