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11.8.08

CERN's Large Hadron Collider!


CERN Rap from Will Barras on Vimeo.

What is matter? What is the universe made of? What is "dark matter"? What does all this have to do with Space? This video will help you understand what's going on at CERN.

If you're really interested, watch this video podcast "Brian Cox: An inside tour of the world's biggest supercollider":




Download links and more information about the TED talks at this web page.

You can also listen to this CERN podcast episode:
Chris Morris visits the LHC - Physicist Brian Cox guides satirist Chris Morris around the Large Hadron Collider. Produced by yada-yada for Cern


Information about the rap video:
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There has been a lot of interest in the original mp3, lyrics, and vocals for remixing. You can find all that here:
https://www.msu.edu/~mcalpin9/lhc_rap/la rgehadron.html

Images came from:
particlephysics.ac.uk, space.com, the Institute of Physics, NASA, Symmetry, and Marvel

The talented dancers doubled as camera people, with some work by Neil Dixon. Stock footage is CERN's.

Will Barras is responsible for the killa beats:
http://www.ling.ed.ac.uk/~s9527813/

The rapper has a day job (we agree this is a good thing) as a science writer.
http://www.katemcalpine.com" (link)