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Aeroplanes, Shampoo and Super-Microscopes

A Catalyst article about using the ISIS accelerator to study the structures of materials. ISIS is one of the UK's world leading research centres and this article explains how the centre uses neutrons to study materials at an atomic level. Acting as a super microscope the ISIS accelerator can be used for physics, chemistry, materials science, geology and biology.

This article is from Catalyst: Secondary Science Review 2008, Volume 19, Issue 2.

Catalyst is a science magazine for students aged 14-19 years. Annual subscriptions to print copies of the magazine can be purchased from Mindsets.

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