What is ISIS?

The finished Second Target Station

The finished Second Target Station
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The ISIS Neutron Source is one of the UK's world-leading scientific research centres. It is at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory in Oxfordshire, and is run by the Science and Technology Facilities Council.

A mega 2000 scientists come from all over the world to ISIS every year to use the neutrons it produces.

ISIS acts like a super-microscope, studying materials at an atomic level. It can be used  for physics, chemistry, materials science, geology, engineering, biology, even archaeology!

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