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The First Fifty Years

  • Ugo Amaldi
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Abstract

It was snowing heavily when, at the beginning of 1960, I passed through the CERN entrance gate, which was then always open and practically unattended, for the first time. The road – which ran from Geneva to the village of Meyrin, where the research centre is located – was then quite narrow with little traffic. The laboratories and offices, constructed in the architectural style of the day, were neat, with aromas of wood and coffee.

Keywords

Large Hadron Collider Alpha Particle Uncertainty Principle Particle Accelerator Rest Energy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ugo Amaldi
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  1. 1.CERN Europ. Organization for Nuclear ResearchGeneva 23Switzerland

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