12 Apr 2013 - 12:19
Dr. Lecroq now spends her time in front of the computer, staring at magnified ant heads.
29 Mar 2013 - 11:25
Daisuke Hasegawa and Koichi Toda work together to attach the waterproof solar cell that powers the cell phone.
30 Jan 2013 - 12:15
Chuya Shinzato holds a similar size piece of the staghorn coral he gave to the Churaumi Plaza.
22 Jan 2013 - 17:38
While some languages are more difficult to translate than others, the hardest by far is mathematics. And if there's a dialect of math that boggles more minds than any other, it’s the complex...
Type: News Article
22 Jan 2013 - 17:15
22 Jan 2013 - 17:01
Many-particle quantum coherence is a phenomenon where two or more particles take on the form of a wave and combine to act as one large wave. A Bose–Einstein condensate (BEC) consists of a gas cooled...
22 Jan 2013 - 16:50
Under quantum conditions a single atom can be in two places at once, i.e. in superposition with itself. These images show the superposition of an atom from two different perspectives. The red smears...
22 Jan 2013 - 16:46
By shooting an electron at a wall with two slits positioned in front of a screen, physicists found that matter can exhibit the characteristics of a wave in one case and a particle in another. If the...
22 Jan 2013 - 16:39
Chlorophyll pigment molecules pass energy from a photon until it reaches a special molecule of chlorophyll -- the reaction center. Photosynthesis' efficiency may be due to the photon energy's...
18 Jan 2013 - 17:16
25 Dec 2012 - 15:51
When a fluid flows through a pipe or down the bed of a river at high velocities, it forms whirlpools and becomes turbulent. These whirlpools, known as “eddies”, lead to a striking increase in...
Type: News Article
25 Dec 2012 - 15:44
The thin film is rendered turbulent by eddies of various sizes. Photograph by Hamid Kellay (University of Bordeaux, France)