News of the WeekMIDDLE EAST

Two Pledges Boost SESAME Project

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Science  27 Apr 2001:
Vol. 292, Issue 5517, pp. 619-620
DOI: 10.1126/science.292.5517.619a

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ANKARA-- A long-planned synchrotron project for the Middle East took a major step forward last month after its Jordanian hosts pledged the money to house the instrument and its German donors agreed to ship it. SESAME (Synchrotron Radiation for Experimental Science and Applications in the Middle East) was founded in 1999 to implement Germany's donation of a mothballed 0.8-giga electron volt synchrotron.