Atoms

07.01.19
Scientists capture 4D atomic movement in breakthrough experiment
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Scientists capture 4D atomic movement in breakthrough experiment

The observations contradict long-held theories on how elements melt and freeze.

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09.03.14
Atoms Puzzle is a brainteaser for your inner scientist
09.03.14

Atoms Puzzle is a brainteaser for your inner scientist

For everyone's inner scientist (or for those of us who have a soft spot for high school physics),...

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09.30.13
Visualized: a hydrogen bond seen for the first time
09.30.13

Visualized: a hydrogen bond seen for the first time

Chalk one up for atomic force microscopy. As detailed in a paper published recently in the journal...

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05.01.13
Extreme closeup! IBM makes 'world's smallest movie' using atoms (video)
05.01.13

Extreme closeup! IBM makes 'world's smallest movie' using atoms (video)

After taking a few shadowy pictures for the scientific world's paparazzi, the atom is now ready fo...

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01.08.13
ATOMS are iPhone-controlled, DIY toy kits
01.08.13

ATOMS are iPhone-controlled, DIY toy kits

If you're into do-it-yourself toys -- and really, who isn't? -- you're probably very happy that...

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01.07.13
Hands-on with Atoms: a Kickstarter-funded 'modular robotic toy' (video)
01.07.13

Hands-on with Atoms: a Kickstarter-funded 'modular robotic toy' (video)

Sitting apart from the abundance of health-tracking apps and gadgets on display here at the CES 20...

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07.05.12
Researchers capture a single atom's shadow, has implications for quantum computers
07.05.12

Researchers capture a single atom's shadow, has implications for quantum computers

A very small atom can cast a very large shadow. Well, not literally, but figuratively. Researchers...

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04.02.12
Sensitive scales can weigh individual atoms, ensure perfect recipes
04.02.12

Sensitive scales can weigh individual atoms, ensure perfect recipes

Those of you who have navigated beyond using an Easy-Bake Oven will know that weighing out ingredi...

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03.10.12
Researchers capture first-ever images of atoms moving inside a molecule
03.10.12

Researchers capture first-ever images of atoms moving inside a molecule

The headline sums it up nicely but really, those photographic acrobatics account for only part of...

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