Question by  NTKuan32 (131)

What is the source of funding for the Large Hadron Collider?


Answer by  thorsdecree (409)

The LHC is funded by tax money and government grants through a variety of sources. Many countries have a stake in its functioning, so they cooperate to fund it through government and private funds. There is no single primary source of funding, except perhaps taxes.


Answer by  msumatt (29)

Funding is provided by multiple countries including Denmark, Germany, Italy, Japan, Poland and the United States. That funding allows for construction and experimentation to occur.


Answer by  theo8971yahoocom (17)

The Large Hadron Collider project was founded by the major European Countries and later on Canada , Russia, Japan and United States of America joined them and helped with money contributions.


Answer by  inhumandecency (7)

The largest single funder is CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, which contributed about 20% of the total costs. Several national governments provided funding, including a large contribution from the United States (about 500 million USD, or 5% of the total cost). Money was also contributed by a large consortium of universities worldwide.


Answer by  willard (874)

The LHC is funded by the collaborating European countries. There have also been contributions by Japan, Russia Canada and the United States.

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