News tagged with photographic images

Too much blood and pain?

Photographs have long been known to spark more emotional response than news reports alone – the capacity of confronting images to shock exceeds that of text. So it is not surprising that recent photographs of American journalists ...

dateOct 07, 2014 in Social Sciences
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An ultrasensitive molybdenum-based image sensor

A new material has the potential to improve the sensitivity of photographic image sensors by a factor of five. In 2011, an EPFL team led by Andras Kis discovered the amazing semi-conducting properties of molybdenite (MoS2), ...

dateJun 12, 2013 in Nanophysics
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How quantum physics democratised music

Surprising connections between very different areas of physics and unexpected spin-offs from theory were explored by quantum physicist Prof. Sir Michael Berry in a lecture entitled "How quantum physics democratised music" ...

dateMar 07, 2013 in Quantum Physics
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