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Tickets Alert: Visit the UK’s largest particle accelerator
Tickets Alert: Visit the UK’s largest particle accelerator

Tickets Alert: Visit the UK’s largest particle accelerator

In the countryside not far from Didcot can be a found a stunning flying saucer of a building, which also happens to house the UK’s national synchrotron, and they're resuming public tours of this hive of science.

May
19
Tickets Alert: Tours of a particle accelerator
Tickets Alert: Tours of a particle accelerator

Tickets Alert: Tours of a particle accelerator

A short trip outside London is a huge silver UFO shaped building, and in August will be a chance to go inside to see the particle accelerator it houses.

Jun
13
2019
Tickets Alert: Visit the UK’s largest particle accelerator
Tickets Alert: Visit the UK’s largest particle accelerator

Tickets Alert: Visit the UK’s largest particle accelerator

In the countryside not far from Didcot can be a found a stunning flying saucer of a building, which also happens to house the UK's national synchrotron, and there's a chance to go inside for a look.

Apr
27
2018
Book tickets for an open day at the UK’s largest science park
Book tickets for an open day at the UK’s largest science park

Book tickets for an open day at the UK’s largest science park

Just outside Didcot can be found one of the UK's hotbeds of science research, and this July, the campus will be hosting an open day for visitors.

Feb
08
2015
Open weekend at the UK’s largest Particle Accelerator
Open weekend at the UK’s largest Particle Accelerator

Open weekend at the UK’s largest Particle Accelerator

A brief note that the UK's largest particle accelerator is having a couple of open days next month.

May
09
2014
More science places having open days
More science places having open days

More science places having open days

After mentioning the Fusion reactor visit the other day, two more science venues are also updating their open day events.

Feb
04
2014
Tours of the UK’s Synchrotron particle accelerator
Tours of the UK’s Synchrotron particle accelerator

Tours of the UK’s Synchrotron particle accelerator

Slightly to the south of Didcot sits a huge silver UFO shaped building that happens to house the UK's synchrotron - a special type of particle accelerator that is used to generate a unique form of radiation that can be used to study the internal structure of materials.

Aug
22
2011
Steampunk at a Particle Accelerator
Steampunk at a Particle Accelerator

Steampunk at a Particle Accelerator

Readers may be familiar with the Steampunk genre, a fusion of history and science as people re-imagine how a modern world could look if Victorian engineering - specifically steam power - was still in use today.

Nov
15
2010

Visiting the UK’s Largest Particle Accelerator

Just outside Didcot lies a very distinctive huge silver ring doughnut that houses, what is basically, a gigantic microscope – and this weekend there was a fairly rare public open day to let the great unwashed inside its structure to

Nov
14
2010