News tagged with lens

Solving a moving problem

Victoria University graduand Ben Drayton has come up with a way to help solve the problem of measuring distance to a moving object.

dateDec 11, 2013 in Engineering
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A protein safeguards against cataracts

The refractive power of the human eye lens relies on a densely packed mixture of proteins. Special protective proteins ensure that these proteins do not clump together as time passes. When this protective mechanism fails, ...

dateOct 23, 2013 in Biochemistry
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Most distant gravitational lens helps weigh galaxies

An international team of astronomers has found the most distant gravitational lens yet—a galaxy that, as predicted by Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity, deflects and intensifies the light of an even more distant ...

dateOct 17, 2013 in Astronomy
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