# Culture and history

Read article 'Early days: The challenges of the LHC (archive)'

### Early days: The challenges of the LHC (archive)

It is generally considered that the starting point for the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) was an ECFA meeting in Lausanne in March 1984,although many of us had begun work on the design of the machine in ...

Read article 'Early days: Lausanne LHC workshop (archive)'

### Early days: Lausanne LHC workshop (archive)

The installation of a hadron collider in the LEP tunnel, using superconducting magnets, has always been foreseen by ECFA and CERN as the natural long term extension of the CERN facilities beyond LEP. ...