University of Vienna

Quantum behavior with a flash

Just as a camera flash illuminates unseen objects hidden in darkness, a sequence of laser pulses can be used to study the elusive quantum behavior of a large "macroscopic" object. This method provides a novel ...

Sep 16, 2011 4.3 / 5 (4) 2

The turbulent lives of stars

The stars are boiling. The reason is the energy generated in the center of the star that wants to escape. If this does not happen quickly enough, the star starts to ‘boil’ in the outer layers causing ...

Sep 15, 2011 5 / 5 (1) 4

Nanotechnology for water filter

Nanotechnology has developed tremendously in the past decade and was able to create many new materials with a vast range of potential applications. Carbon nanotubes are an example of these new materials and consist of cylindrical ...

Jul 21, 2011 not rated yet 0