More particles

March 10, 1995

NASA's moonshot programme gave us Teflon. CERN, the European nuclear research centre in Geneva, gave us the World Wide Web. Now CERN is getting back to its main business of chasing Higgs bosons and other elusive particles, and its Web promotion and development activities are moving to the French national computing research centre INRIA.

INRIA will be responsible for how Web specifications evolve, the development of standard code, the supply of general information on the Web, and the promotion of Web technology throughout Europe. The World Wide Web consortium at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology performs a similar role in North America.

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