How A Particle Accelerator Works: Explained With Doughnut And Chocolate Bars

Using a fried dough and Kit Kat stop-motion animation, the folks over at Elements explain how a synchroton particle accelerator — like the Large Hadron Collider — accelerate particles up to the speed of light.

And who knows, if high school teachers used baked goods as educational aids, maybe more kids would be excited about pursuing a career in science. [Elements via BoingBoing via Twitter: Ed Yong]

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