|Formation||September 29, 1954|
|Heidquarters||Meyrin, Canton o Geneva, Swisserland|
|Inglis an French|
|Sijbrand de Jong|
The European Organization for Nuclear Research (French: Organisation européenne pour la recherche nucléaire), kent as CERN (French pronunciation: [sɛʁn]; derived frae the name "Conseil Européen pour la Recherche Nucléaire"), is a European research organisation that operates the lairgest pairticle pheesics laboratory in the warld. Established in 1954, the organisation is based in a northwast suburb o Geneva on the Franco–Swiss border, ( ) an haes 22 member states. Israel is the anly non-European kintra granted full membership.
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- CERN to admit Israel as first new member state since 1999