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France
Joint CERN-UNESCO event, Paris

Celebration of the anniversary of the signature of the CERN Convention

Official ceremony, by invitation only. It all started in 1949, when French Nobel-Prize-winning physicist Louis de Broglie called for t...

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Greece
Athens, Greece

Collide@CERN with Sight

Collide at CERN with Sight: In/Visible Worlds by Julius von Bismarck: visual artist (DE) and James Wells: theorist and hidden-worlds s...

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Hungary
Hungary

Public lecture and inauguration of the Boson-bus

Public lecture by Professor Rolf-Dieter Heuer, CERN Director-General, and inauguration of the Boson-Bus in the university district of ...

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Netherlands
Garderen, Netherlands

European School of High Energy Physics

The School is open to young physicists preparing a PhD or equivalent in high-energy physics, with at least one year's experience worki...

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Portugal
Braga, Portugal

CERN School of Computing 2014

The 37th CERN School of Computing will be held in Braga, Portugal from Monday 25 August to Friday 5 September 2014 evening.  The scho...

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Romania
Sinaia, Romania

26th Carpathian Summer School in Physics

Exotic Nuclei and Nuclear/Particle Astrophysics (V)."From Nuclei to Stars”. Special event: a special outreach session in a round tab...

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Spain
Valencia, Spain

ICHEP 2014

ICHEP is a series of international conferences organised by the C11 Commission of the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics...

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Switzerland
Onex, Switzerland

Geneva schools orienteering championship

For the fifth year running, the CERN orienteering club, in close collaboration with the Department of Education, Culture and Sport, is...

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United Kingdom
Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester

Collider exhibition

From 23 May, visitors to MOSI will be transported into the heart of one of the biggest scientific experiments of our time: the Large H...

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CERN is celebrating 60 years of science for peace in 2014

Seeking and finding answers to questions about the Universe Pushing back the frontiers of technology Bringing nations together through science Training the scientists of tomorrow

The year 2014 holds a particular significance for CERN: on 29 September it will be exactly 60 years since the Organization was founded.

CERN was established after the Second World War by a handful of Europe’s leading scientists who saw an opportunity to construct an international laboratory for fundamental research that would bring nations together through science. Today CERN has 21 Member States and many other countries from around the world also participate in its research programme. In 2014, CERN is celebrating 60 years of science for peace!

To celebrate this anniversary in style, CERN has put together a rich and attractive programme offering something for everyone: public lectures, guided tours, practical demonstrations and exhibitions inspired by science. In 2014, CERN will be abuzz with these exciting events!

CERN’s Member States are also hosting events to celebrate this anniversary. A variety of events of all kinds will provide a great opportunity for exchanges between the scientific community and the general public.

To learn more about the events at CERN and in the Member States, click on the interactive map.

Upcoming events

Come to experience this amazing scientific adventure with us!

Athens, Greece
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Collide@CERN with Sight

Collide at CERN with Sight: In/Visible Worlds by Julius von Bismarck: visual artist (DE) and James Wells: theorist and hidden-worlds specialist at CERN (USA).

Cycle: "Art and Science: CERN at the OCC"

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Onex, Switzerland
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Geneva schools orienteering championship

For the fifth year running, the CERN orienteering club, in close collaboration with the Department of Education, Culture and Sport, is organising the Geneva schools orienteering championship, sCOOL Cup Genève 2014.

Come and cheer on the 900 or so pupils from 45 classes in Geneva, who will be competing on the magnificent sports grounds in Onex.

A full programme of events awaits the participants, starting with initiation and warm-up exercises to make sure they are fully prepared for the competition. These will be followed by the race itself, as well as activity workshops and orienteering games, and finally the presentation of medals and cups to the winners. 

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CERN, Globe of Science and Innovation
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Public lecture: "Science and society: the impact of computing at CERN on society" by Dr. Bob Jones

Lecture in english, translated in french.

Entrance free. Limited number of seats.

Reservation essential : +41 22 767 76 76 or cern.reception@cern.ch

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News

Here you will find a series of articles and photos bringing you the latest news on the 60th anniversary celebrations.

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More than 3000 visitors entered the exciting world of particle physics during the Austrian version of the Researchers’ Night.

On 4 April 2014, the 60th anniversary of CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, was celebrated in the “Aula der Wissenschaften” in Vienna city centre. This celebration was part of the Lange Nacht der Forschung, the Austrian version of the Researchers’ Night. More than 3000 visitors of all age groups took the opportunity to enter the exciting world of particle physics from 5 p.m. to midnight. 

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