The fifth in a series of exhibitions at CERN1 presenting European research activities will be open to the public from 23 July to 11 September. CERN has invited the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom) to present an overview of present research and technical developments in the field of thermonuclear fusion in Europe and elsewhere in the world. Fusion is one of the most exciting fields of scientific research, being the attempt to produce an unlimited and environmentally friendly source of energy by fusing atoms together.
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Hubert Curien elected President of CERN Council
The CERN Council, where the representatives of the 17 Member States of the Organization* decide on CERN's scientific programmes and financial resources, held its 97th Session on June 25 under the chairmanship of Sir William Mitchell (United Kingdom).
From 30 March to 2 April, forty-five French companies will be taking part in an industrial exhibition where they will be featuring their products in areas of direct interest to the researchers, engineers and technicians at CERN1, the European Laboratory for Particle Physics. The exhibition, organized by France's Ministry for Research and Space Affairs and the French Committee for Foreign Trade Exhibitions, will be visited on 1 April by Jean-Michel Yolin, the Ministry's Director for Innovation, Technology and Regional Development.
A major breakthrough in applying Massively Parallel Processing (MPP), computer technology to scientific problems is expected to be achieved by an initiative launched at CERN1 on 8 March by a consortium of leading European supercomputer technology users and suppliers.
Professor Antonio RUBERTI, the new EC Commissioner for Research and Educational Policies and former Minister for Universities and Research in the Italian government, has called in three internationally renowned European scientists to advise him on the direction to be taken by the Community research policy.
CERN1 , the European Laboratory of Particle Physics, in reply to questions raised by the media would like to clarify its position with regard to the resolution No 757 of the U.N. Security Council of 30 May 1992 imposing an embargo on the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro). This position was adopted immediately after the embargo was announced.