PPARC


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PPARC

(in Britain) abbreviation for
(Nuclear Physics) Particle Physics and Astronomy Research Council
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PPARC offers a free-of-charge, short-term loan system of the lunar samples to educational and scientific organisations within the United Kingdom.
Alongside CERN and ESA, the other main partners are CNRS (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, France), INFN (Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare, Italy), NIKHEF (National Institute for Nuclear Physics and High Energy Physics, the Netherlands), and PPARC (Particle Physics and Astronomy Research Council, UK).
That money would have to come from somewhere, said a PPARC spokesperson, and the news stories in late June singled out Jodrell Bank as one institution that might have to be mothballed.
The committee's report appeared on 2003 October 6, and came out very strongly in favour of firm control of waste light: 'We regret that PPARC and the Government have adopted a defeatist attitude towards light pollution and astronomy in the UK'.
Prof Ian Halliday, chief executive of the PPARC said: 'At the time of the Big Bang sub-atomic particles rushed around at fantastic speeds and in less than one minute all the particles that make up all the atoms in the universe that we see today had been created.