It was a privilege to be invited to go as part of a full day tour of CERN which had been brilliantly organised by Bristol University, one of the most active science groups working... read more
CERN, in Geneva, is the world’s largest particle physics research centre....
CERN, in Geneva, is the world’s largest particle physics research centre. CERN has recently brought into service the world’s most powerful accelerator, the LHC (Large Hadron Collider), which will provide new insights into the Universe and how it evolved.
The entire Universe is made up of particles. But where do they come from? What laws govern their behaviour? The purpose of the "Universe of particles" exhibition is for visitors to confront the great questions of contemporary physics : a journey to the Big Bang.