25 Aug 2009

Science story

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 3:47 pm on 25 August 2009

Proton beams sound like something out of a bad 1950s sci-fi movie. But at GNS Science's National Isotope Centre, ion beams are created by a particle accelerator and then used to measure and analyse the composition of a range of materials, including the pollution floating in the air we breath.