The Geneva Gazette A glimpse inside CERN, the world's largest particle physics laboratory By Katie McAlpine, CERN, Geneva, Switzerland
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In October 2007, Katie McAlpine (pictured here), a former science writing intern at the American Physical Society, accepted a one-year journalism position at CERN, in Geneva, Switzerland.
Katie has received notoriety of late as the creator and star of "The Large Hadron Rap," a rap video showcasing the science behind CERN's Large Hadron Collider. The video has been viewed more than 2 million times, and has been featured in major web, print and TV news outlets such as the New York Times, Discover, USA Today, MSNBC and Fox News.