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CERN CELEBRATES HUGE 50 YEAR PARTY.
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"CERN turns 50 in style
By Lucy Sherriff
Published Wednesday 13th October 2004 12:09 GMT
Some of Britain's most distinguished scientists gathered in the Treasury last night, along with various MPs, lords and the occasional journalist, to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of CERN.
The scientists, almost uniformly and most uncharacteristically dressed in variations on a grey suit theme, milled around eating nibbles and drinking wine. As tends to happen at these sorts of gatherings, there was a lot of chest-gazing as the assembled boffins hunted for the name tags that would reveal who was who.
To give everyone a helping hand, the badges were colour-coded. PPARC people were labelled in..."
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