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Inside the LHC

The LHC is the largest and most powerful particle accelerator ever built. It took international teams numbering in the thousands to design, construct and operate the 27 km collider and its four giant particle detectors. Collider features authentic objects from CERN, home of the LHC, from huge superconducting magnets to incredibly precise detectors used to record the passage of the tiny, invisible particles.

Inside the LHC videos | The collider | The detectors

Videos

Watch the Collider team discuss objects from CERN.

Collider curator Alison Boyle introduces one of the exhbition's largest objects: the LHC's dipole magnet

Collider curator Dr Harry cliff introduces one of the exhbition's most beautiful objects: the vertex locator (VELO) module from CERN's LHCb detector