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World Wide Web

All resources and users on the Internet that use HTTP protocols.
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World Wide Web

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CERN's main function is to provide the particle accelerators and other infrastructure needed for high-energy physics research -- as a result, numerous experiments have been constructed at CERN through international collaborations.
Sixteen Engineering Establishments, under the auspices of Pakistan Aerospace Council, made presentations to the CERN Team and the Pakistani scientific community audience who attended the event in a large number.
Researchers at CERN have developed custom-built disk and tape systems that can scale to huge capacity and are capable of delivering data at a rate of petabytes per day.
"At CERN, I worked with the University of Bologna, one of the leading academic institutions in Italy and Europe," said Shaikha.
CERN also explained the dual nature of Magnesium diboride (MgB2).
At a de-briefing session with the Sri Lankan students, Sri Lanka's Permanent Representative to the UN in Geneva Ambassador Ravinatha Aryasinha discussed efforts being made to develop a network of Sri Lankan scientists and researchers, who could remain engaged with the research activities carried out by CERN. He also impressed on the Sri Lankan scholars the importance of sharing the knowledge they had acquired within their respective Universities, as well as the larger community of physics teachers and students in High Schools, so as to popularize Physics.
Cern said that sometimes their accredited personnel "let their sense of humour go too far".
The new platform is based on x86 processing, a 200-GBaud RapidIO interconnect fabric, IDT's low-power RapidIO network interface card, and CERN's root analytics framework.
In fact, the membership of CERN is the recognition of the achievements of Pakistani scientists, engineers and technicians in their relevant areas of expertise.
The Prime Minister underscored that Pakistan and CERN have been collaborating since 1994, and have carried out a number of successful projects involving sophisticated technologies and precision engineering.
One of the best technologies of the CERN was the invention of the World Wide Web.
Recently it was announced by CERN (Conseil EuropACopyrighten pour la Recherche NuclACopyrightaire) or The European Organisation for Nuclear Research, that Pakistan has officially been made an associate member of the prestigious organization, after the country had ratified an agreement, signed in December 2014.