Joined: 2 Sep 04
And Canada has one.
"...Simply put, the synchrotron performs the function of a giant microscope.
It uses tiny beams of light -- about the width of a human hair and millions of times brighter than the sun -- to view matter at its atomic level.
The light is produced by accelerated electrons. The electrons are forced into a circular path by magnets and the light is directed down "beamlines" to labs where researchers do their work. ..."
Did your tech wear a static strap? No? Well, there ya go! :p