24 hours at the X-ray factory: Behind the scenes at Europe’s massive synchrotron — where science never sleeps

This is a fascinating glimpse into the ESRF’s work and life activities published on Nature. Walking around the ring with all different types of beam lines running 24/7, you have a unique opportunity to visit and follow the exciting and challenging times at the powder diffraction beam line ID22, a “second home” for our group on the way to scientific results and inventions.

The synchrotron that never sleeps