Jazz pianist Al Blatter
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When jazz collided with physics

A unique combination of man and machine - the first concert performance by a pianist and the Large Hadron Collider.

A team of scientists at the Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland has turned live data from an experiment at the LHC into music, and a jazz pianist has been playing along.

Juliana Cherston from MIT in the US, Ewan Hill from Canada's University of Victoria and Domenico Vicinanza of Anglia Ruskin University in the UK converted the data while American pianist Al Blatter improvised.

Marilyn Rust reports.

  • 09 Jul 2015
  • From the section UK
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