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]