Whoa! Scientists have done it again. Researchers from Columbia University, the University of Tsukuba, and Tel-Aviv University have discovered that quantum fluctuations that take place at near-absolute-zero temperatures can cause some forms of glass to turn into goo.
Russian Space Hotel makes common people’s dream of living in space come true. Planned to be opened in the year 2016, this hotel would house seven guests in four cabins and allows guests to view the Earth turning below through large windows.
Researchers found that the “landscape” for quantum control — a representation of quantum mechanics that allows the dynamics of atoms and molecules to be manipulated — can be unexpectedly simple, which could help scientists realize the next generation of technology by harnessing atoms and molecules to create small but incredibly powerful devices.
Shadow Of A Single Atom Photographed For The First Time (2012) - In a scientific breakthrough, Brisbane researchers have been able to photograph the shadow of a single atom for the first time. "We have reached the extreme limit of microscopy; you cannot see anything smaller than an atom using visible light," said Professor Dave Kielpinski of Griffith University's Centre for Quantum Dynamics in Brisbane, Australia
Spooky! Quantum Action Is 10,000 Times Faster Than Light
Here, a false-color image of a laser beam showing a superposition of entangled photons spinning in opposite directions. Researchers have found that the quantum interactions between entangled photons occur at least 10,000 times faster than the speed of light, in what Einstein called "spooky action at a distance."
Coloured SEM of sensory hair cells from the inner ear. These cells are surrounded by a fluid called endolymph. As sound enters the ear it causes waves to form in the endolymph, which in turn cause the hairs to move. The movement is converted to an electrical signal that is passed on to the brain. Each crescent-shaped arrangement of hairs lies atop a single cell