On April 30, 1993, CERN published the world's first URL; basically a statement declaring the World Wide Web as a thing, saying said thing was to be available royalty-free. 20 years ago today, info.cern.ch went live, and changed the world, providing the world with billions and billions of porn sites so disgusting that even your living mother would spin in her non-dug grave.
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An international group of scientists proposes a "knowledge collider" to bring supercomputing to bear on social problems. While crunching the numbers won't be a problem, figuring out what they mean will prove more challenging.
Read More »Did you know that CERN had its very own choir? It’s true. With foxy bespectacled sopranos and handsome pocket protector donning tenors, this nerdy troupe of physicists / choir singers performs their homegrown “The Particle Physics Song” which celebrates English physicist Peter Higgs and CERN’s quest to discover the existence of the Higgs boson. Fun fact: the Higgs boson is ...
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