is a series of Internet broadcasts produced at CERN, reaching
homes and classrooms in Europe and beyond.
by physicist Paolo Palazzi in 1999, the series is based on a model
created at the Exploratorium,
in San Francisco (USA).
Our goal is
to raise public awareness and interest in scientific and technological
activities, particularly those related to Particle Physics at
studio, located at CERN, accommodates a local audience in the
style of a live TV production. It operates as a link between the
various experimental facilities and a remote audience watching
on the Internet. On stage, hosts and guests act as mediators between
experimental scientists and the audience. The program is designed
to be educational and entertaining. We feature archived video
material, interviews, live Q&A, teleconferencing links, music
shows and artworks. Language and content are tailored to a target
audience of high school students. All content is developed with
the goal of stimulating an interest in young minds and creating
a fascination for science. Our global audience can join the discussion
from their homes and classrooms via e-mail.
At least two
months before the event takes place, a comprehensive and attractive
website is made available, addressing all of the different scientific
aspects of the subject.
are webcast live, then archived on the website. Archives are kept
for years to come, allowing a much wider remote audience to review
the program at their convenience.