The Village des Sciences event held in Ferney-Voltaire on Saturday 10 October, as a part of the 2020 “Fête de la science”, attracted almost a thousand curious guests. Within the gardens of the Château de Voltaire, round thirty associations and establishments had arrange stands and organised actions linked to science and biodiversity.
CERN led 4 actions, two of which had been placed on by the Women in Technology group. The youngest attendees may participate in a CERN-themed treasure hunt and be taught to attract like computer systems on the Pixel Artwork stand. Digital guided excursions allowed guests to immerse themselves within the CERN accelerator advanced. Because of the 360° panoramic photographs from the Panoramas project, they had been in a position to comply with the trail taken by protons from Linac 4 to the massive LHC detectors.
There was a full home at each performances of the science present created by CERN. Detectives Charlotte Holmes and Keskispass (‘qu’est-ce qui se passe’) tried, with the assistance of the viewers, to unravel the thriller of the disappearance of antimatter.
In fact, the actions placed on by CERN and the occasion as a complete had been organised in accordance with the COVID-19 security guidelines. The attractive gardens of the Château de Voltaire allowed a lot of guests to participate within the occasion whereas additionally observing the social distancing guidelines.