Trailer for Particle Fever, a Large Hadron Collider Documentary

Posted on January 25, 2014

Particle Fever Poster


Here is the trailer for Particle Fever. The film follows six brilliant scientists during the launch of the Large Hadron Collider. The scientists are Savas Dimopoulos, Nima Arkani-Hamed, Fabiola Gianotti, Monica Dunford, Martin Aleksa and Mike Lamont. The film documents their successes and setbacks as they seek to unravel the mysteries of the universe. The Large Hadron Collider was built to to recreate conditions that existed just moments after the Big Bang and find the Higgs boson.

The film is directed by physicist turned filmmaker Mark Levinson. It is edited by Walter Murch (Apocalypse Now, The English Patient). Particle Fever was filmed over a four year period. Take a look:



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