News tagged with infrared spectrometer

Monitoring water through a snake's eyes

Although most Americans take the safety of their drinking water for granted, that ordinary tap water could become deadly within minutes, says Prof. Abraham Katzir of Tel Aviv University's School of Physics ...

dateMay 12, 2009 in Optics & Photonics
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Watching Venus glow in the dark

(PhysOrg.com) -- ESA’s Venus Express spacecraft has observed an eerie glow in the night-time atmosphere of Venus. This infrared light comes from nitric oxide and is showing scientists that the atmosphere ...

dateFeb 24, 2009 in Space Exploration
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Watching Catalytic Reactions from Within

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers from Utrecht University, in The Netherlands, have demonstrated a new way to get a real-time, microscopic view of the inner workings of catalytic reactions.

dateJan 29, 2009 in
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