10/25/2012 09:12 am ET Updated Dec 25, 2012

Where Art Meets Physics

Every good physics lab needs an artist in residence, right?

CERN seems to think so.

The Geneva home of particle accelerators, neutron launchers, antimatter traps and other high minded toys will soon reveal the name of the artist to whom it next gives the run of the place.

CERN's first artist-in-residence, Germany's  Julius von Bismarck, recently wrapped up his two month stint, according to a CERN press release (with two conquerors in his name, this guy seems destined for more accolades).

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