Thought for the month

“The great tragedy of science - the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact.”
Thomas Huxley, Scientist (1825-95).

Thursday, 22 April 2010

Diamond growth

The UK government and the Wellcome Trust have announced further funding to support Diamond Light Source, the UK’s national synchrotron science facility, in the next phase of its development. Approximately £110 million has been committed for phase III of its development, 14 per cent from the Wellcome Trust and 86 per cent through the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC). (www.wellcome.ac.uk/News/Media-office/Press-releases/2010/WTX059047.htm)

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