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Particle Physicist Dr Brian Cox invites a series of unlikely guests around the biggest experiment in the history of the universe (well this one) ever. Is it a chat show? Is it an introduction to particle physics? Is it just a jolly day out in Gevena? Maybe all three

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Particle Physicist Dr Brian Cox invites a series of unlikely guests around the biggest experiment in the history of the universe (well this one) ever. Is it a chat show? Is it an introduction to particle physics? Is it just a jolly day out in Gevena? Maybe all three

    Ed Vaizey

    Ed Vaizey

    Ed Vaizey is a UK Conservative member of Parliament and a keen supporter of funding in science. Brian invited him to CERN to look at the LHC from a politcal standpoint.

    • 20 min
    Chris Morris

    Chris Morris

    It's Chris Morris, British satirist, comedy writer, actor and director and all. Here he is at CERN visiting ATLAS and CMS with Brian and chums.

    • 27 min
    The Bad Astronomer - Phil Plait

    The Bad Astronomer - Phil Plait

    The Bad Astronomer AKA Phil Plait came to visit the LHC and with Brian Cox discusses life as a skeptic.

    • 26 min
    CMS - Jim Virdee

    CMS - Jim Virdee

    Dr Brian Cox talks to Jim Virdee the spokesperson of CMS, the Compact Muon Solenoid experiment, which together with its 'sister' detector, Atlas, will be looking for signs of the Higgs Boson.

    • 12 min
    The Dean Of Guildford Cathedral

    The Dean Of Guildford Cathedral

    The Very Revd Victor Stock visited CERN and in a fascinating conversation with Dr Brian Cox centring the Religion v Science debate, both found there was more common ground than is generally accepted.

    • 26 min
    Quentin Willson

    Quentin Willson

    Quentin Willson of Top Gear and Fifth Gear fame is a fan of engineering on a massive scale, so where better to go than to the LHC.

    • 21 min

Customer Reviews

Jdcpht ,

Medical student

Absolutley awesome. This gives us a view into one of the most interesting projects of our time. It is a way to leearm about all the cool thing we missed in school.

Ozymanias ,

What the...

this interview sounds like the why bother tapes. Second, what was chris morris doing at CERN? Third, I wonder if he's checked this place out yet, http://www-sk.icrr.u-tokyo.ac.jp/sk/gallery/index-e.html

eromer ,

Outstanding

Excellent informal, intelligent explanations and discussions of the LHC. Listening to these, you come to an appreciation of why this is a big deal. It is amazing and awe-inspiring that the human race can do this and wants to do this.

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