By Katie Lepi , Edudemic:
There’s more to technology than whatever the folks from Cupertino announce. Smaller dock connectors and a bigger screen are not game-changing pieces of technology that will affect your life in 20 years.
But the Large Hadron Collider, the ability to grow vegetables anywhere (even space!), to the ability to grow human organs make the announcements from Apple seem less important.
The following buildings and compounds house the most leading-edge facilities and equipment in the world (and nearby) and continuously prod mankind ever forward in its technological evolution.
CERN, Geneva, Switzerland:
Exactly no one was surprised that the recent announcement of the discovery of the “God particle” came from the high-tech halls of CERN. The European Organization for Nuclear Research conducts research with the benefit of cool tools like the particle accelerator called the Large Hadron Collider, the Super Proton Synchrotron, the Antiproton Decelerator… Read more