The Case of the Hidden Neutrino
Students use momentum conservation to examine the decay of top-antitop pairs to determine what is missing from the event.
Mean Lifetime Part 1: Dice
Rolling dice serves as the model for decaying particles.
Signal and Noise: Cosmic Muons
In this introductory tutorial that, students learn about how to distinguish muon signals from background and instrumental noise.
Making it ‘Round the Bend - Quantitative
Students measure the effects of electric and magnetic fields on particles.
Rolling with Rutherford
Students use statistics to make an indirect measurement they can easily confirm.
Calculate the Top Quark Mass
Students use conservation laws and vector addition to calculate the top mass from event displays.
Calculate the Z Mass
Students use conservation laws and vector addition to calculate the Z mass from event displays.