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CERN opened its doors for Google Maps Street View
Google is pleased to announce that its Google Maps Street View now got to CERN – the largest laboratory in the world of high energy physics, located on the border of Switzerland and France. For those who for some reason do not know what CERN, the brief report that in its interior the best engineers and physicists are trying to answer the most basic questions of the universe – “What’s it made of?” And “And the way in which it appeared ? “.
From now on anyone, wherever he is, can look into the lab and control center of a huge complex and virtually walk the endless underground tunnels, where scientists are most important in this life experiments, the results of which quite possibly will be able to turn all our understanding of this world. In addition, Street Viev from the scientists themselves have a great opportunity to make possible a new angle to look at the equipment with which they work.
At the moment the collection of images Google Maps Street View of the European Center for Nuclear Research, includes a detector ATLAS , the experimental setup ALICE to study collisions of heavy ions, Compact Muon Solenoid CMS (Compact Muon Solenoid) – one of the two big department of elementary particle detectors at the LHC, LHCb (Large Hadron Collider beauty experiment) – the smallest of the four main detectors at the collider LHC, and, of course, the main star of the show – the Large Hadron Collider .
In addition, learn more about CERN and find out the latest news related to it can be on the official page on the social network Google+.
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