7 things you didn’t know about CERN and the strange world of particle physics

Searching for the truth: Scientists at CERN, including Fabiola Gianotti, the current Director General Image: REUTERS/Pierre Albouy

Ceri Parker

Commissioning Editor, Agenda, World Economic Forum


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Smashing: A simulation of protons colliding in the Large Hadron Collider Image: CERN
The Large Hadron Collider: cool on the outside, -271.3°C on the inside Image: REUTERS/Pierre Albouy
A galaxy glimpsed by the Hubble telescope - but we're still in the dark Image: REUTERS/ESA/Hubble
Small beer? CERN costs a cappuccino a year per European Image: REUTERS/Daniel LeClair
Schumpeter, The Economist
This weasel is in no way implicated in the power outage at CERN Image: Snowmanradio/Flickr

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