From Don Lincoln at FNAL: The Detectors at the LHC

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The Large Hadron Collider or LHC is the world’s biggest particle accelerator, but it can only get particles moving very quickly. To make measurements, scientists must employ particle detectors. There are four big detectors at the LHC: ALICE, ATLAS, CMS, and LHCb. In this video, Fermilab’s Dr. Don Lincoln introduces us to these detectors and gives us an idea of each one’s capabilities.

CERN LHC Map
CERN LHC Grand Tunnel
CERN LHC particles

CERN ALICE New II
ALICE

CERN ATLAS New
ATLAS

CERN CMS New
CMS

CERN LHCb New II
LHCb

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