Big toys of Beijing’s dream of prestige in frontier physics

A 2.3 billion yuan (US$361 million) multi-disciplinary research facility centered on a powerful pulsed neutron source is up and running some 18 meters beneath a picturesque forest park in Dongguan, a boom town in southern China’s  Guangdong province less than 100 kilometers north of Hong Kong. The facility, the largest science infrastructure in use in China and the fourth neutron […]