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>Large Hadron Collider, LHC

LHC in popular culture

* Decipher by Stel Pavlou features the Large Hadron Collider and describes it to significant accuracy in even though the novel was published in 2001, seven years before the LHC was finished being built.
* Flashforward (novel) by Robert J. Sawyer begins at the LHC. Also written some years before the LHC had finished being built.
* Angels & Demons by Dan Brown involves dangerous antimatter created at the LHC used as a weapon against the Vatican. CERN published a “Fact or Fiction?” page discussing the accuracy of the book’s portrayal of the LHC, CERN, and particle physics in general. [32] The movie version of the book had footage filmed on-site at one of the experiments at the LHC; the director, Ron Howard, also met with CERN experts in an effort to make the science in the story more accurate