CERNPeople

By Sean Carroll | April 5, 2012 8:36 am

The LHC just saw its first collisions at 8 TeV, and all seems well. This should be an exciting year for the accelerator, and a film crew is documenting the action as part of a project called CERNPeople. It consists of a YouTube channel and a Google+ page, worth checking out. Throughout the year they’ll be putting up short videos in which they talk to the scientists and technicians about this and that. Here they ask about a perennial topic: competition between the experiments.

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About Sean Carroll

Sean Carroll is a Senior Research Associate in the Department of Physics at the California Institute of Technology. His research interests include theoretical aspects of cosmology, field theory, and gravitation. His most recent book is The Particle at the End of the Universe, about the Large Hadron Collider and the search for the Higgs boson. Here are some of his favorite blog posts, home page, and email: carroll [at] cosmicvariance.com .

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