Past-Student Scientist to Answer Questions About Life at CERN

By Gemma Lowe 10 April 2017 Alumni News

Alexander Morton finished his A-Levels at Lincoln Minster School in 2010 and now works on the Large Hadron Collider at CERN. He will be using Twitter to answer questions from the public about his work and life at the cutting edge of new physics. 

Working as part of a 4000+ group of scientists and engineers from around the world, Alexander David Morton MSci ARCS AMInstP is involved with the CMS Collaboration named after the Compact Muon Solenoid detector.

The CMS detector is one of two general-purpose detectors at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider (LHC) that have been built to search for new physics. CMS is designed to detect a wide range of particles and phenomena produced in the LHC’s high-energy proton-proton and heavy-ion collisions.

Alexander will be taking to the dedicated @CMSvoices Twitter account throughout May to share his experiences and answer questions about the exciting projects he is involved in.

The CMS Voices Project allows members of the public to engage with members of the CMS Collaboration, each month a different scientist will become the CMS Voice, speaking as themselves and talking about everything to do with life at CMS.

See more about Alexander David Morton's life after LMS on his alumni profile.

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