For this weeks Google Earth Friday we have the awe inspiring Diamond Light Source, a very large synchrotron based up in Oxfordshire, UK.
Here comes a Wikipedia Quote right at your face!
Diamond Light Source is a synchrotron research facility located in Oxfordshire, United Kingdom. It produced its first user beam towards the end of January 2007. Diamond is being used to probe the structure and properties of many types of materials and complex structures like proteins â€” information that is used by a wide range of scientists.