Archive: 06/12/2007

Overcoming the limits of resolution

This year's Julius Springer Prize for Applied Physics will be awarded to the Göttingen-based researcher Stefan Hell for his revolutionary discovery that resolutions far below the diffraction limit can be achieved in a fluorescence ...

Jun 12, 2007 4.5 / 5 (13) 0

Scientists Create Electron Surf Machine

Scientists at the UK's National Physical Laboratory and the Cavendish Laboratory of Cambridge University have found a new way to control the movement of individual electrons -- they are making them ride the crests of energy ...

Jun 12, 2007 4.7 / 5 (9) 0

Call of the Child

Like a student in a foreign country or a young mother trying to decipher her baby’s cries, we all encounter initially meaningless sounds that in fact carry meaning. With experience, we become better at detecting and discriminating ...

Jun 12, 2007 4.5 / 5 (2) 0
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