Particle Physics Master Class 2013

Once again the Rooks Heath year 13 students were lucky to be able to take part in the particle physics master class.

http://www.stfc.ac.uk/PPD/22610.aspx

The day followed the format of last year’s course so see the following link for more information about the lectures.

http://rooksheathscience.wordpress.com/2012/03/20/particle-physics-masterclass-2012/

The day started with a lecture given by Professor Bill Scott on the fundamentals of particle physics.

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The picture above right shows the results that told particle physicists that the Higgs Boson had probably be found.

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The above picture on the left shows the year 13 getting ready for their tour of ISIS. The ear pieces are for the students to hear the commentary as there is a lot of noise. The above picture on the right is a model of ISIS.

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The above picture on the left shows Aaron, Sulax, Abdi and Sinduran listening to information about ISIS. The above picture on the right is an image inside ISIS.

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The above picture on the right is the students looking down into ISIS.

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The above picture on the left is a quadrupole magnet used to deflect charged particles. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quadrupole_magnet . The above picture on the right is the guide talking about a piece of equipment.

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The above picture on the left shows Bala, Sulax, Sinduran and Thinesh listening to the guide. The above picture on the right shows Sulax and ISIS.

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The above pictures are more images of ISIS.

http://www.isis.stfc.ac.uk/

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The above picture on the right is Sulax, Sinduran, Thinesh amd Bala listening to the instructions for the Higgs Boson activity. The above picture on the right is Abdi and Aaron searching for the Higgs Boson.

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