Web archives

CERN's public web pages 1996-> in the Internet Archive


The World Wide Web was born at CERN in 1989. Learn more about its development by Tim Berners-Lee and see the reconstruction of the first website here.

At first, the web was just an information-sharing tool for scientists, but public web pages were later added with information about the organisation’s activities for a wider audience. To ensure this resource was preserved for future generations, CERN entered into a partnership agreement to add regular in-depth crawls of CERN's public web pages to the standard harvesting carried out by the Internet Archive. You can browse these pages on the Internet Archive's Wayback Machine


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