News tagged with brownian motion

To touch the microcosmos

What if you could reach through a microscope to touch and feel the microscopic structures under the lens? In a breakthrough that may usher in a new era in the exploration of the worlds that are a million ...

Sep 13, 2013 5 / 5 (8) 0 | with audio podcast

Eddies in Einstein's formula

(PhysOrg.com) -- How does a microscopic particle behave in a liquid? New results published in the journal Nature show that Einstein’s formula for describing this situation needs a little adjustment. This w ...

Oct 07, 2011 4.8 / 5 (6) 5 | with audio podcast

The dance of hot nanoparticles

(PhysOrg.com) -- "Brownian motion is a very old concept," Klaus Kroy tells PhysOrg.com. "The laws explaining it were formulated more than a century ago by Albert Einstein. However, we are finding some intere ...

Sep 08, 2010 4.3 / 5 (17) 2 | with audio podcast feature