Friday, June 20, 2008

Scientists photograph shortest ever "wave" of light!

What takes place in 2.5 billionth of a millionth of a second? Well among other things 2 complete waves of visible light! And now researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics in Garching, Germany have succeeded in capturing the shortest-ever flash of light.

<To read how they accomplished this groundbreaking feat, go to the New Scientist article>

(Thanks to Shaun A. Saunders for the post)

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