Photomultiplier tubes inside the Daya Bay neutrino detector

Sometimes science is amazingly awesome and makes you think how these images could possibly be real.    Photomultiplier tubes inside the Daya Bay neutrino detector, in Daya Bay, China.   Image © Berkeley Lab

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Super-Kamiokande, a large Cherenkov detector, 3,000 feet underground in the Kamioka-mine, Hida-city, Gifu, Japan.  Image © Kamioka Observatory, ICRR (Institute for Cosmic ray Research, The University of Tokyo



The ATLAS (A Toroidal LHC Apparatus) particle detector experiment, at CERN

The ATLAS (A Toroidal LHC Apparatus) particle detector experiment,  at CERN in Switzerland. Image © Claudia Marcelloni/CERN

The Sudbury Neutrino Observatory (SNO)

The Sudbury Neutrino Observatory (SNO), exterior and interior, in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada. Image © Roy Kaltschmidt/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

The late Cockcroft Walton generator of Fermilab.

The late Cockcroft Walton generator of Fermilab. Image © Reidar Hahn/Fermilab Visual Media Services

Gammasphere, a gamma ray detector at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab.

Gammasphere, a gamma ray detector at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. Image © Roy Kaltschmidt/Marilee B Bailey/University of California, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

The the largest tokamak Fusion reactor in the world

The the largest tokamak Fusion reactor in the world, at the Culham Centre for Fusion Energy, Oxford, England. Image © EFDA-JET

The Large Space Simulator at ESA’s test centre in the Netherlands.

The Large Space Simulator at ESA’s test centre in the Netherlands. Image © Roy Kaltschmidt, Berkeley Lab

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