Discover CERN online

If you cannot come to CERN, 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 for teachers and students on our educational resources but also on home.cern.

We have found 52 resources
Dr Nozman and le Grand JD find out how to build a particle detector at CERN
Plans and parts lists for you to create LHC detectors at home with LEGO
Selection of public events to watch (again) at home
Short video by Science Channel about the LHC
YouTuber Le Grand JD visits CERN and tells us about the birth of the Web
Recording of a science show about the different states of matter (in French)
YouTuber Dianna Cowern from "Physics Girl" visits the CERN Antimatter Factory
Discover the CMS detector with drawings to be coloured in and other activities for kids
Learn about the High-Luminosity LHC with YouTuber Trace Dominguez (Part II)
YouTuber David Louapre from "ScienceEtonnante" talks about the LHC
A free video game in French for teaching science, by CEA
Visit the LHC and the CMS experiment with this virtual reality clip in French
A collection of iron-on bead templates inspired by ATLAS physics
Discover CERN in an interactive presentation from the comfort of your home
CERN official website
YouTuber "J'm'énerve pas, j'explique" tells us how the LHC works
Watch the live event from the CMS cavern and witness the installation of the GEM detectors
Learn about the High-Luminosity LHC with YouTuber Trace Dominguez (Part III)
YouTube channel ТОПЛЕС / Topless explores quantum physics at CERN
YouTuber "J'm'énerve pas, j'explique" tells us about accelerators and the limits of physics
Learn how a particle detector works and help physicists find Higgs bosons!
Official YouTube channel of the ALICE experiment
Explore CERN in this world built within the game platform Minecraft using 3D blocks
Get an immersive introduction to LHC (in French)
Virtual theme park with games, multimedia applications and films for kids
Educational animated videos in English (with subtitles)
CERN official YouTube channel
TEDxCERN talk by theoretical physicist Gian Giudice
Free introductory lectures on quantum computing
Heinz Greuiling from Quark visits CERN and tells us about the Big Bang
Immersive web documentary in French by CNRS and CEA about dark matter
A video about the LHC in Spanish by Curso de física
Walk through CERN's accelerator chain
Official YouTube channel of the ATLAS experiment
YouTuber Dominic Walliman from "Domain of Science" explains CERN
Fred and Jamie from "C'est pas sorcier" explain the LHC to kids
A mini-series showing how physicists observe and discover particles
YouTuber "J'm'énerve pas, j'explique" tell us about particle accelerators
Free-to-download educational books about physics and the ATLAS experiment
Official YouTube channel of the LHCb experiment
Dianna Cowern from "Physics Girl" speaks to CERN theoretical physicists about dark matter
Official YouTube channel of the CMS experiment
Learn about the High-Luminosity LHC with YouTuber Trace Dominguez (Part I)
Follow a complete guided tour of the ATLAS experiment with Sascha in 360° video
Visit the LHC and the CMS experiment with this virtual reality clip in English
Walk through all the CERN sites on the surface and some of its emblematic facilities
Video about applications of CERN technologies involving medical imaging, by Scilabus
Find out which particle fits your personality best
Discover the LHC Computing Grid with this virtual reality clip in French
Comic book about the ALICE collaboration
Discover the LHC Computing Grid with this virtual reality clip in English