Peres leads Israeli delegation on tour of world’s biggest particle accelerator

30.03.2011                      24.Adar ll, 5771


Peres leads Israeli delegation on tour of world's biggest particle accelerator

Peres' delegation takes particular interest in the contribution of Israeli scientists to the international research effort at CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research.

Empty champagne bottles line up against a corner of the control room of the Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland, the world's biggest and highest-energy particle accelerator.
Scientists at the LHC had just finished celebrating the first ever acceleration of sub-atomic particles in underground tunnels. They were also ecstatic over the first ever collision of protons and the significant increase in energy that enabled these experiments to be carried out….