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What town is CERN located in?

What town is CERN located in?

Founded in 1954, the CERN laboratory sits astride the Franco-Swiss border near Geneva. It was one of Europe’s first joint ventures and now has 23 member states.

How many CERN locations are there?

23 Member
Today CERN has 23 Member States: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovak Republic, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom.

What is CERN known for?

The European Organization for Nuclear Research, also known as CERN, is the world’s largest particle physics laboratory. That means CERN studies the tiniest particles in the universe. CERN uses some of the world’s most advanced equipment to do this, including the Large Hadron Collider (LHC).

How do I get into CERN?

From Geneva International Airport at Cointrin Public transport: First take a free public transport ticket from the machine you will find in the baggage collection hall, just before customs control. Then you can take bus 23, 28 or 57 and get off at “Blandonnet” and then catch tram 18, final stop “CERN”.

Where are the main sites of CERN located?

CERN has two main sites, one in France and the other in Switzerland. The visitor reception can be found at the Meyrin site in Switzerland.

Where is CERN on the route de Meyrin?

Before you get to St. Genis, CERN is on the left hand side of the “Route de Meyrin”, just before the border crossing. Follow “Gex” or “St. Genis”. When in St. Genis head for the border. CERN is on your right hand side immediately after the border crossing. Once you get here…

Where is the CERN Large Hadron Collider located?

A general view of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) experiment is seen during a media visit to the Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) in the French village of Saint-Genis-Pouilly, near Geneva in Switzerland © Pierre Albouy © Reuters.

Where can I find the phone number for CERN?

If you know the name of the person you wish to speak to at CERN, find their contact details in the CERN phonebook. Otherwise try the CERN telephone directories and switchboard on +41 (0) 22 76 761 11.