Photos: CERN - A tour of the large hadron collider

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CERN:The Big European Bubble Chamber

CERN:The Big European Bubble Chamber

The Big European Bubble Chamber. Bubble chambers were particle detectors that used optical techniques before electronic techniques too over. BEBC shut down in 1983.

 

This month is the 20th anniversary of the Web, which was invented by Tim Berners-Lee at CERN in March 1989. Berners-Lee worked on a way to share documents between the research communities at CERN. He developed the HTTP and HTML protocols and a web server running on a NeXT Cube Unix workstation, which became the first version of the worldwide web. On March 13 2009, Berners-Lee and fellow Cern colleagues returned to the particle physics centre in Geneva, to celebrate the web's 20th birthday and discuss the future.
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