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Coordinates: 46°14′03″N 6°03′10″E / 46.23417°N 6.05278°E / 46.23417; 6.05278

European Organization
for Nuclear Research
Organisation européenne
pour la recherche nucléaire
CERN member states .svg
Member states
Formation September 29, 1954; 63 years ago (1954-09-29)[1]
Heidquarters Meyrin, Canton o Geneva, Swisserland
Membership
Offeecial leids
Inglis an French
Cooncil Preses
Sijbrand de Jong[2]
Fabiola Gianotti
Wabsteid home.cern

The European Organization for Nuclear Research (French: Organisation européenne pour la recherche nucléaire), kent as CERN (French pronunciation: [sɛʁn]; derived frae the name "Conseil Européen pour la Recherche Nucléaire"), is a European research organisation that operates the lairgest pairticle pheesics laboratory in the warld. Established in 1954, the organisation is based in a northwast suburb o Geneva on the Franco–Swiss border, (46°14′3″N 6°3′19″E / 46.23417°N 6.05528°E / 46.23417; 6.05528) an haes 22 member states.[3] Israel is the anly non-European kintra granted full membership.[4]

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  1. "CERN.ch". Public.web.cern.ch. Retrieved 20 November 2010. 
  2. "Professor Sijbrand de Jong elected as next President of CERN Council". CERN press office. CERN. Retrieved 18 Januar 2016. 
  3. "Member States". International relations. CERN. Retrieved 25 November 2015. 
  4. CERN to admit Israel as first new member state since 1999