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Welcome to the Press Office

The synchrotron is a hub for breaking science stories and features, and our dedicated Press Office is available to support scientists and journalists.  

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Isabelle Boscaro-Clarke:  +44 (0) 1235 778130


About Us

Diamond Light Source is the UK’s synchrotron science facility; it speeds up electrons to near light speeds so that they give off a light 10 billion times brighter than the sun. These bright beams are then directed off into laboratories known as ‘beamlines’. Here, scientists use the light to study a vast range of subject matter, from new medicines and treatments for disease to innovative engineering and cutting-edge technology.