LHC (Large Hadron Collider) Resource Portal

Science & Experiments

What is the universe made up of and how small can things really get?

Read more

The Large Hadron Collider is the world's largest and most powerful particle accelerator.

Read more

It was always known that to continue to push the boundaries of science the LHC would have to be upgraded past its original design.

Read more
 

What is the STFC doing in the fields of particle physics and particle astrophysics?

Read more
 

A Toroidal LHC Apparatus is investigating a wide range of physics, from the the properties of the Higgs boson to extra dimensions and particles that could make up dark matter.

Read more

The Compact Muon Solenoid is investigating a wide range of physics, from the the properties of the Higgs boson to extra dimensions and particles that could make up dark matter.

Read more
 

A Large Ion Collider Experiment is one of the largest experiments in the world devoted to researching the physics of matter at an infinitely small scale.

Read more

The Large Hadron Collider beauty experiment was built to probe our understanding of the beauty quark and its interactions in the early universe.

Read more
 

Learn the processes of what goes on at the LHC from start to finish.

Read more

Look at how the UK has benefited from being involved since its creation.

Read more

What is the Higgs boson and why is it so important to physics?

Read more

A Grid for UK Particle Physics is the UK organisation that manages and coordinates all the computing effort towards the LHC.

Read more

Engagement & Opportunities

Enhance your career by taking advantage of some of CERNs tremendous opportunities.

Read more

Seeing is believing - CERN offers free visits to schools and members of the public.

Read more

How to get your schools more involved with CERN?

Read more
 

Inspirational masterclasses for A-level students that combine talks, hands-on analysis of real data and the chance to visit an experimental facility.

Read more
 

Learn how to take advantage of all that the STFC has to offer to teachers in the UK.

Read more

All the resources and links that a teacher could ask for.

Read more
 

Join the world’s largest scientific community in the search for fundamental science.

Read more

STFC is touring an updated ‘LHC roadshow’, with new exhibits and redesigned tunnel artwork highlighting what scientists hope to learn in the next phase of working on the world’s biggest scientific experiment.

Read more

Science and Technology Facilities Council Switchboard: 01793 442000