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CERN

or

European Organization for Nuclear Research,

nuclear and particle physics research center straddling the French-Swiss border W of Geneva, Switzerland. Established in 1952 as the provisional European Center for Nuclear Research (the acronym CERN derives from this name in French) and founded formally as the Center's successor in 1954, the European Organization for Nuclear Research is an intergovernmental organization whose activities are sponsored by 20 European countries. CERN is the principal European center for research in particle physics. Its large electron-positron storage ring (the LEP collider) was inaugurated in 1989, upgraded in 1996, and closed in 2000. The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) became operational in 2009, and in 2010 accelerated protons to nearly 3.5 trillion electron-volts (TeV), producing collisions at 7 TeV, a record. Improvements intended to allow the LHC to accelerate protons up to 7 TeV were made during a 2013–15 shutdown, and subsequently collisions of 13 TeV, a new record, were produced. The World Wide WebWorld Wide Web
(WWW or W3), collection of globally distributed text and multimedia documents and files and other network services linked in such a way as to create an immense electronic library from which information can be retrieved quickly by intuitive searches.
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, a system of internationally distributed, hypertext-linked materials on the Internet, was originally developed at CERN during the 1980s.

CERN

Conseil Européen pour la Recherche Nucléaire; an organization of European states with a centre in Geneva for research in high-energy particle physics, now called the European Laboratory for Particle Physics
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CERN

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The European Laboratory for Particle Physics in Swizerland.

Tim Berners-Lee invented the World-Wide Web while working at CERN.

Other notable computing developments at CERN include ADAMO, Application Software Installation Server, CERNLIB, cfortran.h, CHEOPS, CICERO, Cortex, EMDIR, HBOOK, LIGHT, NFT, PATCHY, PL-11, Schoonschip, SHIFT, and ZEBRA.

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CERN

(Conseil Europeen pour la Recherche Nucleaire, European Organization for Nuclear Research, Geneva, Switzerland, www.cern.ch) The world's largest particle physics laboratory. Founded in 1954, European countries are CERN's Member States with the U.S., Japan, Russia and others having observer status. To enhance collaboration on research documents pertaining to particle physics, the World Wide Web was invented at CERN in the early 1990s. See World Wide Web.
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VAR CERN staff celebrating the award and listening to the director of CERN, Rolf Heuer
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CERN said it had begun recreating the website that launched the World Wide Web, as well as the hardware that made the groundbreaking technology possible through a project called The World Wide Web W3, a wide-area hypermedia information retrieval initiative aiming to give public access to a wide variety of documents.
On April 30 of 1993, Tim Berners-Lee of CERN published a statement on the first ever website, hosted at http://info.