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"CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, is one of the world’s largest and most respected centres for scientific research. Its business is fundamental physics, finding out what the Universe is made of and how it works. At CERN, the world’s largest and most complex scientific instruments are used to study the basic constituents of matter — the fundamental particles. By studying what happens when these particles collide, physicists learn about the laws of Nature."

 

 

Direction

Fabiola Gianotti, Directrice générale

Annual reports
Key figures

95%

We don’t know what 95% of the universe is made of

 

4.9 billions

4.9 billion people use the World Wide Web, invented at CERN and offered to the world for free

 

150'000

150'000 visitors from all over the world explore CERN each year  

Source: CERN