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X-RAY RUNS: Apply for Beamtime

2017  May 17 - June 29

2017  October 11 - December 21
2017  Proposal deadline: 08/01/17
2017  BTR deadline: 09/10/17

...electrons and positrons in the synchrotron are traveling at 99.9999995% the speed of light!

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...X-rays at the synchrotron are from bending the path of a charged particle.

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...the storage ring is located 12 meters (40 ft) below the ground and the circumference is 768 meters (~.5 mile).

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...your television has all of the components of an electron accelerator.

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...in 1905 an unknown patent clerk from the Swiss capital of Bern published a series of groundbreaking papers on Brownian motion (which convinced the doubter that atoms really did exist), special relativity and photoelectric effect?

 Einstein picture

 

Who was that unknown patent clerk?

Einstein

2005 was declared "International Year of Physics".

Interested?  More information is available on the Physics World Physicsweb site.