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CERN is an organization founded by leading European physicists for experimental research. Her achievements include the creation of antimatter atoms, the development of the World Wide Web, and the Large Hadron Collider’s invention.

Meaning and History

CERN Symbol

The science company uses a simple and concise logo. It consists of the inscription “CERN” on the background of two rings. The letter combination is an acronym for the Provisional Council Conseil EuropĂ©en pour la Recherche NuclĂ©aire. This body was responsible for the formation of the research laboratory. Then it was disbanded, and the abbreviation CERN came into use.

The geometric shapes around the lettering depict the accelerator chain and particle trajectory. But modern hoaxers see schematic patterns as symbols of the Illuminati Order. And some even think that the frightening number of the beast “666” is encrypted in the rings and lines.

Font and Colors of the Emblem

CERN Emblem

The company name is written in Optima font. Its distinctive features are uneven line thickness, right angles, and no serifs. There are also logos with the word “CERN” in Helvetica Neue. The third valid option is Arial.

The official logo palette includes CERN BLUE. In the Pantone Matching System, it has a code of 286C. Blue is used for either background or lettering and geometric shapes. At the same time, it is complemented by the second main color – white.