Ten years ago, CERN1 issued a statement declaring that a little known piece of software called the World Wide Web was in the public domain. That was on 30 April 1993, and it opened the floodgates to Web development around the world. By the end of the year Web browsers were de rigueur for any self-respecting computer user, and ten years on, the Web is an indispensable part of the modern communications landscape.
Press releases April 2003
What do you know about modern science? Was your school science teacher inspiring and enthusiastic? Or was physics class a good time to take a nap?
EIROforum1, the group of seven leading European Research Organizations including CERN2, is launching "Physics On Stage 3". The aim is to stimulate the interest of young people through their school teachers, who can play a key role in reversing the trend of falling interest in science and current scientific research.
IBM is to join CERN in building a massive data grid to help scientists understand the origins of the Universe.
CERN1 and IBM today announced that IBM is joining the CERN openlab for DataGrid applications to collaborate in creating a massive data-management system built on Grid computing.