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Professor Brian Cox visits Geneva to take a look around Cern's Large Hadron Collider before this vast, 27km long machine is sealed off and a simulation experiment begins to try and create the conditions that existed just a billionth of a second after the Big Bang. Cox joins the scientists who hope that the LHC will change our understanding of the early universe and solve some of its mysteries.

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Tue 23 Aug 2011 00:25 BBC Four

  • CLIP: THE LARGE HADRON COLLIDER IN GENEVA

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    Professor Brian Cox visits the Large Hadron Collider in Geneva, designed to recreate the conditions that existed immediately after The Big Bang.

  • CERN

    Find out more about the LHC at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) website.

    The LHC Homepage
  • BBC NEWS

    Guide to the Large Hadron Collider
  • BBC Radio 4

    Big Bang

Credits

Presenter
Brian Cox
Producer
Gideon Bradshaw
Writer
Gideon Bradshaw
Executive Producer
Andrew Cohen

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