also explained the dual nature of Magnesium diboride (MgB2).
Plans for a visit to Sri Lanka by a scientific delegation from CERN
later in the year was also discussed.
The Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the world's largest and most powerful particle accelerator, is situated in CERN
Pakistan and CERN
had been collaborating since 1994, and have carried out a number of successful projects involving sophisticated technologies and precision engineering.
is known for one of the foremost international centers of scientific research.
It would also allow Pakistani industry to bid for CERN
contracts, opening opportunities for industrial collaboration in areas of advanced technology.
He expressed the confidence that relationship between Pakistan and CERN
would open new avenues for youth in science and engineering and they can now benefit from state of the art expertise available at CERN
During the visit the students saw the ATLAS experiment, LHC control centre, the LHC magnet test facility and the control room at CERN
for a large anti-matter experiment (AMS) on the International Space Station.
is also using Red Hat Enterprise Virtualisation in its
building where Peter Higgs discovered the boson
The project will allow future generations to understand the origin and importance of the Web and its impact on modern life, CERN
web manager Dan Noyes told.
British physicist Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web, also called W3 or just the Web, at CERN
in 1989 to help physicists to share information, but at the time it was just one of several such information retrieval systems using the Internet.