original eighteenth century manor house with a Victorian addition, an octagonal folly-library.
The two scientists hope that they may be able to replicate the Garden of Cosmic Speculation at CERN, or at least something very much like it. You can hardly blame them for wanting to reproduce something so stunning for more public viewing.
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