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Underground Research Laboratory of CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research), Switzerland

  • Houses the Large Hadron Collider for particle physics experiments to learn about the basic forces that have shaped our Universe since the beginning of time

  • The detector hall is housed in a rock cavern at a depth of 92m, with dimensions 53m (long) x 35m (high) x 30m (wide)

  • Experiment carried out at CERN confirmed the theory related to the Higgs boson proposed by several physicists, two of whom were then awarded with the Nobel Prize in Physics 2013

What are Rock caverns? Rock caverns refer to large man-made spaces in rock,
            which offer many beneficial applications in terms of land uses
Underground research laboratory of CERN, Switzerland

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