Massive Machines Search for the Smallest Pieces of the Universe

July 07, 2020 06:32 PM
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One hundred meters beneath the borders of France and Switzerland, near the city of Geneva, there is a tunnel, 27 kilometers around, called the Large Hadron Collider. That is where scientists are working to answer one of life’s biggest riddles:  What is the universe made of? The physicists working at CERN – officially the European Organization for Nuclear Research – are looking for things like antimatter and dark matter and how the universe works. Penny Dixon reports from Geneva.

Videographer: Daniel Gillet