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Latest Brillouin scattering Stories

2013-02-07 09:58:02

Researcher and team are the first to measure all of the elastic properties of an intact spider's web, drawing a remarkable picture of the behavior of one of nature’s most intriguing structures.

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2010-06-23 10:00:00

World first: PTB researchers transfer ultra-stable frequency across a 480 km long optical fiber link- Comparison of optical clocks is becoming much simpler.


Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]