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hzbEMIL • Watching the Secret Lives of Atoms

The Mirror Zoo

authored 4 years ago:

Strange encounters at BESSY II - The Wallman

The more time you spend around a synchrotron, the more strange things you meet. Like this one, three or four meters above ground, in one of BESSY's southeastern walls. The little fellow has been standing there for years, I hear. But nobody knows how or why. Any ideas?

  • authored 4 years ago:

    Thanks Mike, that narrows it down a bit. Somebody must have made a real effort to fix the little guy on this narrow ledge. Looks like he might fall off any second - but apparently, he doesn't.

  • authored 4 years ago:

    I certainly would've noticed when I was there in 2009, so I suppose that poor guy was put there sometime during the last four years.