Tuesday, June 15, 2010

CERN exhibition: Universe of particles



Click the picture above for more pictures.

CERN is going to open a new permanent exhibition, "Universe of Particles" ("Univers de Particules" in French).
CERN press release, India blooms, Portal to the Universe
Pictures, Video, Factsheet PDF



Double-click for full screen. Some real action begins around 4:00. Download the video.

The video above shows that the exhibition will remind us of a futuristic haunted house. It is full of spherical touch screens, mysteriously changing colors, and enigmatic science-fiction music.



If you prefer smiling faces that are less deep, you may like Draw me a physicist contest for children. ;-) Press release with links to photos of the kids.


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