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About CERN At CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, physicists and engineers are probing the fundamental structure of the universe. They use the world's largest and most complex scientific instruments to study the basic constituents of matter – the fundamental particles. The particles are made to collide together at close to the speed of light. The process gives the physicists clues about how the particles interact, and provides insights into the fundamental laws of nature. The instruments used at CERN are purpose-built particle accelerators and detectors. Accelerators boost beams of particles to high energies before the beams are made to collide with each other or with stationary targets.

Oral History Transcript — Dr. Lew Kowarski This transcript may not be quoted, reproduced or redistributed in whole or in part by any means except with the written permission of the American Institute of Physics. This transcript is based on a tape-recorded interview deposited at the Center for History of Physics of the American Institute of Physics. The AIP's interviews have generally been transcribed from tape, edited by the interviewer for clarity, and then further edited by the interviewee. If this interview is important to you, you should consult earlier versions of the transcript or listen to the original tape. For many interviews, the AIP retains substantial files with further information about the interviewee and the interview itself.

The Raz Lab at the Westmount Science Camp In the summer of 2013, we teamed up with the Westmount Science Camp to offer Brain Training to all campers ages 4-11 who had signed up for a minimum of 4 weeks at the camp. On August 16, the Westmount Science Camp and its participants organized an Open House, held in Victoria Hall, Westmount. We presented our research and its benefits to parents and gave all kids the opportunity to play our games. Enjoy the photos below! The Brain Training team Dr. The Oddment Emporium, 1890s: Jean-Marc Côté design for human wings. ...