We learned of the tour at CERN too late - you need to reserve the 3 hour tour a couple of months in advance due to its popularity. However, we were still able to visit the free... 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.