CERN — the European Organization for Nuclear Research


This presentation provides an overview of the broad positive impact of science on society and sustainable development, using CERN as a main example.

As scientific community faces threatened funding of large experimental endeavors and low interest of young generation to engage in studies...

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Hangout with CERN (Wednesdays at 17:00 CET)

Buried 100m below the French / Swiss countryside, between the Alps and the Jura Mountains, is a 27km tunnel housing the Large Hadron Collider at CERN. This chain of superconducting magnets accelerates protons to high energies and then collides them in four different underground halls. Inside...

Showpiece of our exhibition is a spark chamber, that visualizes the continuous shower of cosmic particles. Various displays and models explain the basics of particle physics, modern experiments (emphasizing Austrian contributions) and applications in hi-tech and medicine.
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