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Latest Attophysics Stories

2013-02-18 11:09:06

In the blink of an eye, more attoseconds have expired than the age of Earth measured in – minutes.

Lighthouses May Help Illuminate The Tempestuous Sea
2012-04-30 08:46:21

Physicists have long chased an elusive goal: the ability to "freeze" and then study the motion of electrons in matter.

2011-09-09 13:06:09

An expedition through the fast-paced microscopic world of atoms reveals electrons that spin at enormous speeds and the gigantic forces that act on them.

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2010-06-25 09:10:47

When light is absorbed by atoms, the electrons become excited.

2009-05-21 12:57:24

Ultrafast laser research at Kansas State University has allowed physicists to build on Nobel Prize-winning work in photo-electronics by none other than Albert Einstein.


Word of the Day
gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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