X-rays have become laser-like
Source: Max Planck Society Posted: 2/23/05 Austrian-German research team demonstrates for the first time a source of coherent kiloelectronvolt X-rays, which promises extraordinary applications.
Devising Nano Vision for an Optical Microscope
Source: NIST Posted: 2/11/05 Scientists at NIST suggest that a hybrid version of the optical microscope might be able to image and measure features smaller than 10 nanometers—a tiny fraction of the wavelength of visible light.
Even in heaven, stars can only get so big
Source: UMich Posted: 2/11/05 New research from the University of Michigan shows that there may be an upper limit to the mass of a star, somewhere around 120 to 200 times bigger than our sun.