MEET LHC - 60 years of Italy at CERN

Bologna, 23 ottobre - 23 novembre 2015

An installation of the National Institute for Nuclear Physics (INFN)

Meet LhcMeet LHC. To celebrate the 60th anniversary of CERN, the National Institute for Nuclear Physics (INFN), in collaboration with CERN, has developed a travelling exhibition: MEET LHC - 60 years of Italy at CERN. Through a series of photographs, the installation narrates the story of the prestigious laboratory near Geneva (Switzerland), with an emphasis on the important contribution that Italy, thanks to INFN, has provided for the achievement of its success. Among the exhibits is also an original component of the LHC super-accelerator. Founded in 1954, CERN is today the most important research centre in the world for particle physics, where thousands of people of all nationalities work, of which about 1,700 Italian. Its story marks the history of modern and contemporary physics and the contribution of Italians has been of fundamental importance. Among the founders, in 1954, was Edoardo Amaldi, one of the "Via Panisperna boys".

It was the Italian Carlo Rubbia, in 1984, who won the Nobel Prize for the discovery of the W and Z bosons. And it was again an Italian, Fabiola Gianotti (today director-designate of CERN), who announced the most recent discovery of the Higgs boson. And many are the Italians who have held or still hold key roles and positions of responsibility at CERN. These results have also been made possible thanks to the commitment of INFN, the Institute descending from the Fermi and Amaldi school, which has always conducted leading edge research and enjoyed great international prestige.




 >Laboratori Nazionali di Frascati, Via E. Fermi 40, Frascati, dal 25 marzo 2016

Stazione dell'alta velocità (hall AV, livello -4), Bologna, 23 ottobre - 23 novembre 2015

Futuro Remoto, piazza del Plebiscito, Napoli 16-19 ottobre 2015

Porte Aperte al Polo Scientifico e Tecnologico, Ferrara 6-11 ottobre 2015

Notte Europea dei Ricercatori ed Unifestival, Piazza Trento Trieste, Ferrara 25-27 settembre 2015

Laboratori Nazionali di Legnaro, Legnaro 27 maggio - 30 giugno 2015

Sperimentando, Padova 17 maggio - 24 maggio 2015

Piazza degli Eremitani, Padova 17 aprile - 15 maggio 2015

Festival dell'astronomia e dell'esplorazione, Campobasso 18 marzo - 12 aprile 2015

P.zza Mignanelli (p.zza di Spagna), Roma 29 gennaio - 4 febbraio 2015

Festival delle Scienze, Roma 22-25 gennaio 2015

Festival della Scienza, Genova 23 ottobre - 2 novembre 2014


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