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The ATLAS detector on a smartphone

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About LHsee
LHsee is an educational tool available for Android OS mobile smartphones and tablet PCs. It has been custom designed to provide an accurate and interactive visual representation of complex high-energy physics events recorded by the ATLAS detector. Features include live streaming and reconstruction of collision data from the CERN Large Hadron Collider.

The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN is one of the most inspirational science projects of our time. The machine has been designed to address fundamental questions about the nature of our universe, including the origin of mass, the difference between matter and antimatter and evidence for grand unified theories. The experiment has captured the public imagination and offers an unparalleled oppor tun ity to explain science to a wide r ange of audiences.
Even before the first operations of the LHC (in September 2008) a variety of introductory and educational resources had been produced [1]. Modern mobile smartphones (and tablet PCs) offer a new and highly capable platform for science education.
Such devices typically include 3G/WiFi internet access, dedicated graphics hardware and touchscreen control….


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May 30, 2012 at 8:51 pm

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Is The Higgs Boson Somewhere Inside Your iphone?

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LHSee: discover what happen at the LHC.
Want to find out how to Hunt the Higgs Boson using your phone? Ever wondered how the Large Hadron Collider experiments work, and what the collisions look like?
Scientists at the world’s biggest scientific experiment – the Large Hadron Collider at CERN, Geneva – are trying to answer fundamental questions about the nature of the universe, the origin of mass, and structure of space and time. LHSee makes the Hadron Collider accessible to anybody with an Android smartphone or tablet PC. Written by Oxford University scientists in collaboration with the ATLAS experiment at CERN, it is designed for use by experts and non-experts alike.
For the first time you can now grab live collision events from the underground detectors in Geneva, and beam them direct to your own device. As well as a variety of educational resources, the application allows you to interact with the collision events in full 3D graphics. You can also find out how the different parts of the detector work, learn how to identify different types of collision, and even put your new skills to the test by playing the “Hunt the Higgs” game.

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October 8, 2011 at 10:08 pm

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