CERN's Next Mega Collider - A live event from the RI

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In summary, the Royal Institution YouTube channel announced that CERN plans to build a new particle collider that will be larger and more powerful than the LHC. This collider aims to answer questions about the universe, such as the nature of dark matter and the imbalance between matter and antimatter. The channel also invited particle physicists to discuss the project and live stream the event. The archived videos will be posted on the channel and on the PF media gallery in a few weeks. The talk covered the need for the FCC and how to obtain funding for the project.
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Quoting the Royal Institution YouTube channel:
Royal Institution said:
In January, CERN announced their proposal to build a new particle collider that would dwarf the LHC in both size and power. It's designed to seek answers to some of the deepest questions about our universe including the nature of dark matter, the imbalance between matter and antimatter in the universe and whether a deeper theory lies beneath the current Standard Model of particle physics.

We invited particle physicists Harry Cliff and John Womersley to discuss the project on 7 March here at the Ri.

The best part? You are all invited to watch, listen and ask questions via our second ever livestream!
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Time is 7pm GMT.
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Anyone have an archive video from the live event?
Archive videos will be posted in the Ri channel. The link to the live video is supposed to be disabled after the event is over. I will upload the video once they edit and post it in their channel.
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The talk ended just now. Anyone else attended?

The first part was on why the FCC is needed. The second part focused on how to get funding for the project. Overall it was a good talk.

They will upload the videos in a couple of weeks and I shall upload them to the PF media gallery as they put it up on YouTube.

Related to CERN's Next Mega Collider - A live event from the RI

1. What is CERN's Next Mega Collider?

CERN's Next Mega Collider is a proposed particle accelerator that would be even larger and more powerful than the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) currently in operation at CERN. It would be used to study the most fundamental building blocks of the universe and search for new physics beyond the Standard Model.

2. When is the live event from the RI taking place?

The live event from the RI will take place on April 29, 2021 at 3:00 PM CEST.

3. Who will be speaking at the event?

The event will feature talks by top physicists and researchers from CERN, including the director-general, Fabiola Gianotti, and the project leader for the Next Mega Collider, Michael Benedikt.

4. How can I watch the live event?

You can watch the live event on the CERN website, as well as on their YouTube and Facebook pages. The event will also be available for viewing after it has taken place.

5. What are the potential implications of building the Next Mega Collider?

If the Next Mega Collider is built, it could potentially lead to groundbreaking discoveries in particle physics and our understanding of the universe. It may also have practical applications, such as advancements in medical technology and energy production. However, building such a large and expensive machine also raises ethical and financial concerns that will need to be carefully considered.

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