Updated: 10/02/2017 by Computer Hope
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Short for Conseil Europeen pour la Recherche Nuclaire, CERN is a laboratory established on September 29, 1954, and today is the world's largest particle physics laboratory. In 1990, Tim Berners-Lee working with Robert Cailliau at CERN proposed a hypertext system, which is the first start of the Internet as we know it today. In 1993, CERN released the Web to public that helped bring the web to the masses.

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