Rutherford Appleton Laboratory

The Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL) is one of the national scientific research laboratories in the UK operated by the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC). It is located on the Harwell Science and Innovation Campus at Chilton near Didcot in Oxfordshire, United Kingdom. It has a staff of approximately 1,200 people who support the work of over 10,000 scientists and engineers, chiefly from the university research community. The laboratory's programme is designed to deliver trained manpower and economic growth for the UK as the result of achievements in science.

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... The computer-generated imagery (CGI) for Ridley Scott's 1979 film Alien were created at the Atlas Computer Laboratory which is now part of RAL. ...
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... to the following large-scale facilities Central Laser Facility (CLF) at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory CERN The space science and space ... Trust UK Astronomy Technology Centre, Edinburgh Microelectronics Support Centre (MSC) at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory Daresbury Laboratory in Cheshire which has a number of research facilities ...

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