The Women who run the biggest machine ever built by Man
The complexity of LHC and the women in charge of it

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She works as senior researcher in the INFN section of Bari.Began her activity in ALEPH experiment by making precision measurements of W and Z boson mass and the determination on the number of light neutrinos' families available in nature.
After the ALEPH experience She moved in CMS experiment, where She has been working on the software design and development which is now coordinating: this project is crucial for CMS experiment that aims to decipher the nature of dark matter and find the Higgs boson particle that someone nicknamed the "God particle".Behind Lucia, the picture of the first "beam splash" produced on September 10, 2008 by the LHC particle beam accelerator.

"That Physics was my world I already knew in high school. But the great charm of the research in this area became really important when I have fully grasped the significance of today's challenges that is to study nature at the microscopic level to know it at the macroscopic level, trying to understand the origin and the evolution of the universe. The idea of discovering the existence of new and unknown dimensions of the universe it's really appealing. But I also love physics because allows me to discover reality much more neighbours, which are those of the High Energy Physics laboratories and scientific communities in the world."