News tagged with particles

New instrument for NASA unmanned aircraft

Scientists at the University of Hertfordshire have designed and built a new type of instrument for climate research that is capable of detecting and analysing microscopic airborne particles at altitudes twice ...

dateMar 11, 2015 in Earth Sciences
shares15 comments 0

Researchers find a new way to clear the air

In 1999, then-Chinese Premier Zhu Rongji said that Beijing's pall of smog "would shorten my life at least five years," a hazard level scientists affirmed two years ago with a study of China's air pollution. That reality that ...

dateMar 17, 2015 in Environment
shares29 comments 1

New technology for nuclear detection

A new device created by researchers at the Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) and Oak Ridge National Laboratory is able to immediately collect airborne particles to help determine if radioactive isotopes ...

dateMar 24, 2015 in Engineering
shares21 comments 0

Light as puppeteer

Researchers at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) have demonstrated a more robust method for controlling single, micron-sized particles with light.

dateMar 18, 2015 in Optics & Photonics
shares16 comments 0