Big questions asked at CERN
How did our universe begin? What is our universe actually made of? And can we create artificial ‘suns’ here on planet Earth to solve our ever increasing global energy demands? These are some of the questions the international community of scientists based near Geneva have been working on for the past 50 years. In October half-term break more than 30 Headington girls were lucky enough to visit CERN and the Swiss Plasma Centre to meet world-leading scientists and hear about the latest discoveries in high-energy particle physics.