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At CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, physicists and engineers are using the world's largest and most complex scientific instruments to study the fundamental structure of the universe. Read more »

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The convention establishing CERN was ratified on 29 September 1954 by 12 countries in Western Europe.
The name CERN is derived from the acronym for the French "Conseil Européen pour la Recherche Nucléaire".
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James, TTE Technician, Electricity and Radiofrequency

United Kingdom

"It feels amazing to be here - I still drive home thinking ‘wow’."

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John, Vacuum Technician

United Kingdom

"To me, working at CERN is a matter of pride. My family are proud. I’m proud. It’s not all been easy, sure, but as we say, nothing worthwhile in life ever came easy. This is so true."

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New measurement of particle’s lifetime intrigues physicists

A new measurement of one of a particle’s properties can sometimes throw up a value that, intriguingly, is very different from previous values.

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ALPHA experiment takes antimatter to a new level

The ALPHA collaboration reports that it has literally taken antimatter to a new level. The researchers have observed the Lyman-alpha electronic transition in the antihydrogen atom, the antimatter counterpart of hydrogen, for the first time.

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