CERN: a unique organisation

CERN, the European Organisation for Nuclear Research, is unlike any other organisation in the world. It has many unique features, making it a model of international collaboration and an attractive place for physicists and engineers to carry out their experiments. Let's start with the basics. What even is "CERN" and what countries are involved?

Watch: CERN in 3 minutes
Read: About CERN
Read: CERN's Member States

CERN is over 60 years old! A lot has happened since it was founded in 1954... This film, made for CERN's 60th anniversary in 2014, shows how scientists from around the world can come together to promote peace and understanding across borders. When you visit, remember to listen for all the different accents and languages, and look for other signs of the variety of cultures working side-by-side!

Watch: CERN and science for peace

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