A new study performed in part at the National Synchrotron Light Source, a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science user facility at the DOE’s Brookhaven National Laboratory, takes researchers a step closer to understanding the molecular-level activity that takes place when the hepatitis C virus infects a host cell.
Closing ceremonies at NSLS are on September 30, 2014. To watch a live webcast from the NSLS control room beginning at 3:30 p.m. EDT, go to http://www.bnl.gov/video. Planning to come to NSLS? Arrive early as space is limited inside the building. Staying for the BBQ at 5:30 p.m.? Please RSVP.
Look inside the storage ring of the National Synchrotron Light Source II, under construction at Brookhaven Lab. Exactly 843 magnets now encircle the ring. Their job will be to steer, stabilize, and store electrons racing around at near light speed.