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CERN Physics Masterclass (EN) - canceled

Wednesday, 8 April, 2020 - 10:00 to Wednesday, 8 April, 2020 - 17:30
Campus: Brussels Humanities, Sciences & Engineering campus
Faculty: Science and Bio-engineering Sciences
Physics Department
02 629 12 63

Canceled due to the Corona virus


10.000 students in 37 different countries take part in the yearly CMS International Masterclasses. Join us at VUB and unravel the mysteries of High Energy Particle Physics on April 8d 2020!

After an introduction to Quantum Physics and the Large Hadron Collider at CERN, you’ll analyze data recorded by the CMS experiment. You’ll delve into the Proton’s structure and who knows, you mighty find traces of the elusive Higgs Boson!

During the video conference at the end of the day, you’ll share your findings with students all over the world and CERN researchers.

Want to take part?
The workshop is aimed at students aged 16 – 18 and will take an entire Wednesday. The workshop is intended for individual students. It is not for teachers allowed to register a class as a whole. Taking part is free. No specific knowledge is required in advance. The same workshop will also take place in Dutch on WednesdayMarch 4d.


Wednesday, April 8d 2020, VUB campus Etterbeek.
  • 10:00 Registration & Welcome
  • 10:30 Introduction
  • 11:30 Data analysis, part 1
  • 12:30 Lunch break
  • 13:30 Data analysis, part 2
  • 15:00 Break
  • 15:30 Video conference
  • 17:30 End