CERN, the world-renowned laboratory for particle physics, has just announced an unprecedented discovery from their Large Hadron Collider (LHC).
The Large Hadron Collider has just yielded some extraordinary and perplexing results, hinting at a potential paradigm shift in our understanding of the universe. Scientists have reported anomalous readings that could signal the existence of something beyond our current understanding of particle physics.
Could this be the discovery of the century?
Join us as we explore the groundbreaking announcement from CERN and uncover the mysterious world of subatomic particles.
What did the scientists discover? Is something truly extraordinary happening at the Large Hadron Collider?
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The acronym CERN is also used to refer to the laboratory; in 2019, it had 2,660 scientific, technical, and administrative staff members, and hosted about 12,400 users from institutions in more than 70 countries. In 2016, CERN generated 49 petabytes of data.
CERN’s main function is to provide the particle accelerators and other infrastructure needed for high-energy physics research — consequently, numerous experiments have been constructed at CERN through international collaborations. CERN is the site of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the world’s largest and highest-energy particle collider. The main site at Meyrin hosts a large computing facility, which is primarily used to store and analyze data from experiments, as well as simulate events. As researchers require remote access to these facilities, the lab has historically been a major wide area network hub. CERN is also the birthplace of the World Wide Web.