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What is the Large Hadron Collider (LHC)?

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How do particle detectors work?

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What are the different experiments that CERN hosts?

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The four major LHC experiments: ATLAS, CMS, ALICE, LHCb

The non-LHC experiments: COMPASS, SHINE, DIRAC, CLOUD, AEGIS, ALPHA, ASACUSA, AWAKE, BASE, CAST, GBAR, ISOLDE, n_TOF, CERN Neutrino Platform, AMS, and more.


Where can I get a glimpse of the different physics topics pursued at CERN?

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What is the Higgs boson?

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What is the Standard Model of particle physics?

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What is dark matter?

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What is antimatter?

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What is supersymmetry?

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What about engineering at CERN?

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How does computing work at CERN?

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Does CERN's research impact society and how does it apply?

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Is any of the research knowledge applied in the medical field?

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Have there been any start-ups or spin-offs created using CERN's technlogy and know-how?

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How was the World Wide Web made at CERN?

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Does CERN have educational programmes?

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What about art and science?

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Can I visit CERN as a journalist?

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