ATLAS Open data used at a University

The Technical University of Dortmund (Germany) is the first university to use ATLAS data in a lab course


ATLAS Open data used at a University

From the left: two Dortmund students working with ATLAS Open Data, Isabel Nitsche, who is supervising the students during the lab course, and Sonja Bartkowski, the main developer of the course. (Image: Markus Alex/TU Dortmund)

Over the last 2 years, LHC experiments have released large batches of data from real LHC collision events. These data are available to the public on the open data portal and can be used for educational purposes. During the current semester, the Technical University of Dortmund in Germany is offering its Master's students an 8-hour lab course, which uses open data from the ATLAS experiment.

Read more on ATLAS website.