In 2008, the Large Hadron Collider went live. It is the highest-energy particle collider ever made and is considered as "one of the great engineering milestones of mankind." It was built by the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) from 1998 to 2008.
"I call architecture frozen music." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The Horse, is a 24' bronze statue that stands at The DaVinci Science Center in Milan, Italy as a symbol of goodwill between the American people and the people of Italy at. Leonardo DaVinci envisioned "Il Cavallo" in the 15th century, but war and circumstance prevented him from completing this masterpiece. The late Charles C. Dent of Allentown, Pa. - a retired commercial airline pilot, diplomatic activist, and arts patron - dedicated the final 17 years of his life to bring The Horse to life. While Charles C. Dent passed away in 1994, the organization he carried on, unveiling the completed statue on September 10, 1999, before a worldwide audience.
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