Discover CERN online

Although public visits to the Laboratory, including our permanent exhibitions, have been suspended due to COVID-19, it is still possible to learn about CERN, its facilities and its research from the comfort of your own home. Here is a non-exhaustive list of the resources available online. You can also find many more resources on home.cern.

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Virtual theme park with games, multimedia applications and films for kids
Educational animated videos in English (with subtitles)
A free video game in French for teaching science, by CEA
YouTuber "J'm'énerve pas, j'explique" tells us how the LHC works
YouTuber Le Grand JD visits CERN and tells us about the birth of the Web
Immersive web documentary in French by CNRS and CEA about dark matter
Official YouTube channel of the ALICE experiment
Learn about the High-Luminosity LHC with YouTuber Trace Dominguez (Part II)
Free-to-download educational books about physics and the ATLAS experiment
Learn about the High-Luminosity LHC with YouTuber Trace Dominguez (Part I)
Short video by Science Channel about the LHC
Discover the LHC Computing Grid with this virtual reality clip in French
Find out which particle fits your personality best
CERN official YouTube channel
Learn how a particle detector works and help physicists find Higgs bosons!
Learn about the High-Luminosity LHC with YouTuber Trace Dominguez (Part III)
Plans and parts lists for you to create LHC detectors at home with LEGO
Discover CERN in an interactive presentation from the comfort of your home
Explore CERN in this world built within the game platform Minecraft using 3D blocks
Follow a complete guided tour of the ATLAS experiment with Sascha in 360° video
A mini-series showing how physicists observe and discover particles
Selection of public events to watch (again) at home
A collection of iron-on bead templates inspired by ATLAS physics
YouTube channel ТОПЛЕС / Topless explores quantum physics at CERN
Get an immersive introduction to LHC (in French)
Official YouTube channel of the LHCb experiment
CERN official website
Video about applications of CERN technologies involving medical imaging, by Scilabus
Discover the CMS detector with drawings to be coloured in and other activities for kids
Discover the LHC Computing Grid with this virtual reality clip in English
Heinz Greuiling from Quark visits CERN and tells us about the Big Bang
YouTuber "J'm'énerve pas, j'explique" tell us about particle accelerators
Walk through all the CERN sites on the surface and some of its emblematic facilities
TEDxCERN talk by theoretical physicist Gian Giudice
Recording of a science show about the different states of matter (in French)
YouTuber Dominic Walliman from "Domain of Science" explains CERN
YouTuber "J'm'énerve pas, j'explique" tells us about accelerators and the limits of physics
Fred and Jamie from "C'est pas sorcier" explain the LHC to kids
Comic book about the ALICE collaboration
Watch the live event from the CMS cavern and witness the installation of the GEM detectors
Official YouTube channel of the ATLAS experiment
YouTuber Dianna Cowern from "Physics Girl" visits the CERN Antimatter Factory
Dianna Cowern from "Physics Girl" speaks to CERN theoretical physicists about dark matter
A video about the LHC in Spanish by Curso de física
Free introductory lectures on quantum computing
Visit the LHC and the CMS experiment with this virtual reality clip in French
Visit the LHC and the CMS experiment with this virtual reality clip in English
YouTuber David Louapre from "ScienceEtonnante" talks about the LHC
Official YouTube channel of the CMS experiment
Walk through CERN's accelerator chain
Dr Nozman and le Grand JD find out how to build a particle detector at CERN