In some lecture I want to write about data analysis in physics I want to show some real uses of data analysis tools in the analysis of data from real experiments. I tried to search but I couldn't find some site that has a variety of databases from different experiments that I can use. Do someone know where could I find such a thing?


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    $\begingroup$ CERN Open Data (opendata.cern.ch) might be a good place to start. $\endgroup$ – probably_someone Oct 18 '18 at 23:05
  • $\begingroup$ The second easiest source I know (and the best one) would be going down to a local institution of higher learning and chatting up some physicists until you feel comfortable asking them what they might be will to give you. Of course, you can get some of the data coming out of the big LHC experiments (along with the tools to work on it), but ... it's a month-plus project for a particle physics post-doc to get up to speed on a new analysis from a standing start. Similar comments apply to SDDS data and the other really big "we open the data after a year" astronomy arrangements. $\endgroup$ – dmckee Oct 18 '18 at 23:05
  • $\begingroup$ What level is this at? If this is freshman mechanics, then you don't want to analyze LHC data. $\endgroup$ – Ben Crowell Oct 19 '18 at 2:31

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