Scientists at the Vienna University of Technology (TU Vienna) they have print 3D objects, small as a grain of sand, with incredibly fine details and in very small period of time.
A newly proposed clock that uses the orbit of a neutron around an atomic nucleus to keep time would be so accurate that it would only gain or lose 1/20th of a second every 14 billion years – or about the lifetime of the universe.
Ohio State University and Kansas State University researchers have captured the first-ever images of atoms moving in a molecule. They used a novel technique that turns one of the molecules own electrons into a kind of flash bulb. Image courtesy of Cosmin Blaga, Ohio State University.
Our 4.5 billion-year old Solar System exits in a universe that is estimated to be between 13.5 and 14 billion years old. Experts believe that there could be advanced civilizations out there that have existed for 1.8 billion years.
Every year, Nikon’s Small World in Motion Competition presents the best photomicrographers who make critically important scientific contributions to life sciences.