In the run up to 29 September, the hashtag #MyCERN60 gave CERN people and CERN’s followers on social media the chance to wish CERN a happy 60th birthday. Here are some of the highlights.
When tasked with wishing the European Laboratory for Particle Physics a happy 60th birthday, what would you do? Would you draw a picture? Bake a cake? #MyCERN60 on Twitter (EN, FR), Facebook, Google+ and social.cern.ch, gave people the opportunity to send a personal birthday greeting to the Organization. The results were heart-warming. Below is a selection of some of the messages received:
Many other organisations also took the opportunity to wish CERN a happy birthday, from IOP Publishing to Victoria Gallery to APS Physics. Weltmaschine even made a video of German-speaking researchers and personnel wishing CERN “Glückwünsche”. Birthday wishes came from as far afield as Indonesia and Brazil, but also from many CERN people:
Thank you to everyone who sent in their birthday messages!