National Synchrotron Light Source Shutdown
After 32 years of operation, Brookhaven National Laboratory’s NSLS shut down for the last time today, September 30, 2014 at 4 PM EST. Starting operations in 1982, the National Synchrotron Light Source has been one of the world’s most productive scientific facilities. More than 18,400 unique researchers have done countless experiments using beams of light in the x-ray, ultraviolet, and infrared wavelengths, leading to many discoveries and two Nobel Prizes.
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