A probe station for testing silicon sensors. CMS will use silicon sensors for building prototypes of a highly granular sandwich calorimeter, the CMS HGC (High Granular Calorimeter) upgrade for High-Luminosity LHC. (Credit: N. Caraban Gonzalez)
A picture is worth a thousand words.
70% of all your sensory receptors are in your eyes. 50% of our brain is involved in visual processing.*
Many philosophers thought that the Desire is the driving force of the world, on both microscopic and macroscopic scales. The same Desire that moves scientists in their demanding and endless quest after knowledge.
As a physicist in my early career, I felt incredibly happy when I was informed last March that I was selected as a future participant of the highly selective and renowned Summer Student Programme at CERN. At that time, I already had worked within the ATLAS Collaboration for the scope of my Bachelor’s thesis, but I had never actually worked in situ.