World Photo Day: Art in Science

Science can produce some wonderful images. Whether it’s state of the art equipment or cutting-edge results, beauty and science often go hand in hand.

With World Photo Day on Saturday 19 August, we’ve selected a handful of our favourite shots from STFC facilities and our partners.

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The 36-inch telescope at the Royal Observatory in Edinburgh.
Credit: Eric Begbie and STFC
A LINAC drift tube at CERN.
Credit: CERN
A mural in the atrium of Building 4 at CERN, depicting a cross section of the open CMS detector.
Credit: CERN
The Atacama Large Millimeter Array (ALMA): the largest radio telescope ever constructed.
Credit: ESO
CERN's linear accelerator 4.
Credit: CERN
Inside the data facility at Hartree Centre.
Credit: STFC/Hartree Centre
The Polref instrument in ISIS’ Target Station 2.
Credit: STFC
STFC’s Chilbolton Facility for Atmospheric and Radio Research (CFARR).
Credit: Lisa Ward/STFC
Equipment at the Central Laser Facility.
Credit: STFC
STFC’S Versatile Electron Linear Accelerator (VELA).
Credit: STFC
Two highly accurate mandrels, made by expert machinists in the RAL Space Precision Development Facility.
Credit: STFC
The cable tunnel beneath the 25m antenna at Chilbolton Observatory.
Credit: STFC
Inside the data facility at Hartree Centre.
Credit: STFC/Hartree Centre
The 6.1m antenna within the Satellite Antenna Compound at Chilbolton Observatory.
Credit: STFC

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