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Large Hadron Collider CERN

From the series “Incredible Labs for Space and Physics Research”
The Large Hadron Collider has become one of the most mentioned technical systems in recent years. Its complex name is known to millions of people on our planet today. It is a unique charged particle accelerator. It allows for studying the properties of heavy ions and protons. This state-of-the-art detector allows dispersing elementary particles and then studies the features of their collisions.

The unique accelerator was also built by CERN specialists. It is located near Geneva, on the border of Switzerland and France. The large hadron Collider remains the largest experimental facility in the world since its completion. 10,000 of the best scientists from a hundred different countries of the world took part in its construction and formation. The scale of this scientific installation is … Read all

Compact Muon Solenoid

From the series “Incredible Labs for Space and Physics Research”
The CERN research organization is the center of several unique research complexes and detectors. It is located in Geneva. One of the most important, expensive, and unique detectors in the world is located on its territory. This is a Compact Muon Solenoid. The research center occupies a large territory even though it is based in Switzerland. This territory extends beyond the country's borders. A special experimental hall was built for the Compact Muon Solenoid near the village of Cessy in France to house it.

More than 3,500 people worked on the equipment of this laboratory. Leading experts from 183 well-known laboratories and universities located in various countries of the world were among them. The main task of a complex detector is to search for the Higgs boson. This is an elementary … Read all
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Saudi Arabia to Open 38 Hotels in Diriyah

Diriyah is one of the first mega projects in Saudi Arabia. Hotels and other infrastructure will start opening next year, and all works are expected to end in 2026. The first 18 restaurants in Bujairi Terrace will start operating already in early 2022. Read this


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Traditions and festivals in France

The cultural life of Paris can impress anyone with its richness and diversity. In this magical city, something interesting happens all the time. Once in the center of the metropolis, almost every hour you will be able to attend this or that event, moving from the art center to the concert hall, admiring the performances of street artists on the way. In early February, the city of Paris is full by amateurs and collectors of antique cars. The exhibition of retro cars is held in the center of Porte … Read more
The pearl of the Côte d'Azur - Nice attracts thousands of tourists. In the holiday season, which lasts from May to September, vacationers can not only enjoy the sea and attractions but also visit many cultural and sporting events of the city. If you are the fan of sports contests and events, then book your tickets to Nice. The Open de Nice Côte d'Azur tennis championship, which is the part of ATP series passes here in the middle of May. The venue of this sporting contest is the pleasant tennis … Read more
Young tourists will find it interesting to visit Festival International des Jeux de Cannes that is held at the end of February. So, if you plan to visit the resort at this time of the year, don’t forget to take kids with you. The unique event traditionally takes place at Palais des Festivals et des Congrès de Cannes. This festival attracts hundreds of authors, manufacturers, artists, and publishers of all kinds of games – computer, card, and board ones. The event’s visitors have one more … Read more
Try to learn at least a dozen simple phrases in French before you travel to Lourdes. Of course, many citizens speak English quite well. Almost everyone knows at least a little English but they just don't like to speak it here. The French are very patriotic. This is often expressed in a sense of superiority of the French nation over all others. So if you want to please the locals, it's better to try to speak their native language. By the way, if you urgently need to know something, you can ask … Read more
Beers lover feel at home in the gastronomic capital of France - the latter prefer to visit the French city in late April when the Lyon Biere Festival is held here. At this time, hundreds of French, Belgian, and German brewing companies present their best products. Visitors to the festival can enjoy conferences, during which they learn a lot of new and interesting information about beers and their production. And, of course, the event wouldn't be complete without beer tastings so that festival … Read more
Toulouse is famous to many travelers because of the annual colorful event, the Toulouse Violet Festival. For many years, it remains the most recognized and most visited local celebration. The festival is held in the beginning of February. For two days the city hosts surprisingly interesting exhibitions and themed events. The festival brings together best florists of the country, as well as experts from other countries. They bring the most beautiful and unique varieties of flowers with them. … Read more
Marseille is especially interesting for fans of colorful sights in the spring. The international boat and yacht exhibition Les Nauticales takes place at the end of March. It opens the season in the Mediterranean region. The large-scale event attracts hundreds of tourists and yacht owners. You can see the magnificent regatta and rowing competitions in the picturesque Vieux-Port de Marseille harbor. You should definitely visit the opening of the fair. You can buy not only a luxury boat but also … Read more
In the past, Nantes was known as a large industrial city, and now it is a major tourist center and a venue for many interesting holidays and international festivals. The most unusual holiday in the calendar of Nantes is La Folle Journée, a classical music festival whose name is translated from French as "Crazy Day". This festival got its name in honor of Beaumarchais' famous play and was first held in 1995. Its founder was the renowned producer Rene Martin. In the mid-90s, he decided to draw … Read more

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