STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory 1979

industry:
Astronomy research institution,
Materials research institution,
Physics research institution
Nationality:
British
based:
Chilton, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom

A laboratory has existed on the Chilton site since 1957 when the then Rutherford High Energy Laboratory, an establishment of the National Institute for Research in Nuclear Science, was set up. Mergers with the Atlas and Appleton Laboratories in 1975 and 1979 respectively