Rock Stars Quizzed on Particle Physics

The Paleo Music Festival is on now in Nyon, Switzerland, which is somewhere between Geneva and Switzerland near Leman Lake. The lineup includes everyone from Arcade First and Midnight Oil to the Red Hot Chili Peppers and the Pixies.

Nyon is also a short 25 drive from CERN, the headquarters of the Large Hadron Collider and the epicentre of the most esoteric fringes of particle physics. Some people from CERN thought they’d test the headliners on their knowledge of things like the nature of gravity, the Higgs Boson and–well, you’ll see.

 

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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