Atlas - Episode 1 - A New Hope

You can't seriously be surprised that the scientists and engineers working on the Large Hadron Collider are big Star Wars fans... In that spirit, they have put together the following animation showing how the Atlas detector at CERN works (click here to watch Brian Cox talk about its significance).

And if you want to know more about the Large Hadron Collider, here's the documentary for your viewing pleasure.
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