News tagged with high-speed cameras

The Physics Of A Bump In A Rug

Scientists often have to make sacrifices for their work. Physicist Dominic Vella chopped his bathroom rug into strips, and L. Mahadevan's coauthor ran off with his bookshelf. With these sacrifices, these two ...

dateOct 20, 2009 in General Physics
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Predicting a die throw

Vegas, Monte Carlo, and Atlantic City draw people from around the world who are willing to throw the dice and take their chances. Researchers from the Technical University of Lodz, Poland, have spotted something predictable ...

dateSep 12, 2012 in Mathematics
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Swimming microorganisms stir things up

Two separate research groups are reporting groundbreaking measurements of the fluid flow that surrounds freely swimming microorganisms. Experiments involving two common types of microbes reveal the ways that ...

dateOct 11, 2010 in Soft Matter
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3D CMOS camera for your mobile?

(PhysOrg.com) -- European researchers have created a world-leading camera in CMOS that can record photons at a million times a second. Best of all, it will be really cheap to manufacture, offering applications ...

dateOct 14, 2009 in Engineering
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