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Mar 17, 2012

How a Particle Accelerator Works: Explained With Donuts and Chocolate Bars


Using a fried dough and Kit Kat stop-motion animation, the folks over at Elements explain how a synchroton particle accelerator—like the Large Hadron Collider—accelerate particles up to the speed of light.

And who knows, if high school teachers used baked goods as educational aids, maybe more kids would be excited about pursuing a career in science. More here.

7 comments:

Baur said...

NOW I GET IT! All scientists need to do is just include food!

Zyu said...

Haha, food make everything awesome.

Jim said...

interesting stuff!

Stormtrooper said...

Uuu, I felt hungry. I must eat some donuts and chocolate bars xD

Thanks!

R said...

Great!

YeamieWaffles said...

I loved this. Food and science is the perfect mix!

G said...

best science lesson ever