The Accelerate! Show

23 Jun 2012 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Martin Wood Complex, Department of Physics, University of Oxford, Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PU
Martin Wood Lecture Theatre
General public (Age 12+)

The Accelerate! show allows you to get up close and personal with the exciting world of particle and accelerator physics.

You’ll learn how particle accelerators can do everything from recreating conditions just after the Big Bang to finding new ways to treat cancer, as well as finding out how to drive the World's biggest machine—the Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland.

Explosions, hair-raising experiences and objects which float in mid-air are just some of the things you’ll see in the Accelerate! show. Join scientists from the University of Oxford in this 45-minute show taking you on a guided tour of the science behind atom smashers. Enjoy exciting demonstrations with oodles of audience involvement—all whilst learning about some of the most exciting science of our time!
Suitable for ages 11- 18.

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