Dr Oon Chern Ein shares about her life as a postdoc in the research institute famous for the Nobel Prize award.
Life as a Scientist
A personal account of a Malaysian working at the site of the world’s largest particle physics laboratory, written by Yi Ling Hwong. It was a hot and humid day in the peak of summer in July 2008. I was in a room somewhere inside CERN, too early in the morning, and too casually dressed for…
One year ago before I came to CERN I had no idea what the Higgs boson was, I thought a wormhole is where birds are sent to when they die and Quark is a kind of food I like. I thought life was the biggest concoction of coincidental and wicked confusion, until one day someone tried to explain the string theory to me.