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Last Updated: Wednesday November 07 2007 07:57 GMT

In pictures: Giant science experiment

Cern

Cern in Switzerland is the home of one of the biggest science experiments ever. It starts next year and will teach scientists loads about the universe.

Cern

This 18-mile long tunnel is a key part of the experiment. Newsround's cameraman is filming it for the programme.

Cern

And here's Lizo with another important part. Check out all this computing power. These scientists are experts, though - the internet was invented here!

Cern

These giant wheel-like pieces of equipment are detectors. There are eight of them in use in this experiment.

Cern

And this is how big they are, compared to Lizo! Each one is 25 metres across.



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