Palaeontology discovery published in this week's SCIENCE

This week, Science publishes an interesting paper on fossilised muscles 400 million years old to which the ESRF has contributed

An embargoed press release with photo material is online at http://www.eurekalert.org/emb_releases/2013-06/esrf-pfo061213.php for journalists registered with Eurekalert. 


What’s new

  • Hmba lattice

    Dr Pantaleo Raimondi wins 2017 Gersh Budker prize

    News | 28 Mar 2017

    The European Physical Society Accelerator Group (EPS-AG) has awarded the ESRF’s Accelerator & Source Director, Dr. Pantaleo Raimondi, the 2017 Gersh Budker Prize, for his outstanding contribution to the accelerator field in the form of his “invention of the Hybrid Multi Bend Achromat (HMBA) lattice”,

  • The EIB finances the European synchrotron in Grenoble for 65M€

    News | 11 Dec 2015

    With innovation as a main priority in its support of programmes of excellence in fundamental and applied research, the European Investment Bank (EIB) has decided to support the project ESRF- Extremely Brilliant Source (ESRF-EBS) to the level of 65 million euros.

  • Magma

    Remnants of an ancient magma ocean in the deep Earth revealed

    News | 4 Nov 2015

    Scientists have revealed that silicate magmas, mainly composed of MgSiO3 are denser than the rocks of the lowermost mantle.

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    X-ray vision deciphers archaeological mystery

    News | 30 Oct 2015

    Synchrotron light has pierced the mysteries of a small 17th Century metallic box thanks to X-ray imaging techniques developed at the ESRF. Scientists were able to virtually reconstitute, in 3D and with astounding resolution, the inaccessible contents of the very fragile and badly damaged box.

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    Save the date - 1st African Light Source Conference

    News | 27 Oct 2015

    First African Light Source Conference and Workshop: 16-20th November - ESRF - France, Grenoble

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