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Mar 082012

And now for some physics geek fun: presenting the Large Hadron Collider Rap, by science writer turned rap artist Kate McAlpine, with  Will Barras, rappin’ about CERN’s Large Hadron Collider!



The talented dancers doubled as camera people, with some work by Neil Dixon. Stock footage is CERN’s.

Will Barras is responsible for the killa beats.

The creators thank  MC Hawking, who first thought of using computer-voice to bring Stephen Hawking to the world of rap :-)

The rapper has a day job (we agree this is a good thing) as a science writer.  katemcalpine.com

They’ll have a lot of data to sort. 15 million GB per year, actually. Want to get involved and donate your computer’s downtime? Try LHC@home:

You can also hear this song on the Krypton Radio broadcast stream.  It’s now in our standard play list.


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  One Response to “Video of the Day: Large Hadron Collider Rap”


    We at ATLAS love the Large Hadron Rap. In fact, we even made our own reply, called “The ATLAS Boogie” (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WShZVxPZETw). Enjoy!

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