Latest Femtochemistry Stories

2009-12-16 16:25:12

4D electron microscopy makes it possible to image photons of nanoscale structures and visualize their architecture Techniques recently invented by researchers at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech)"”which allow the real-time, real-space visualization of fleeting changes in the structure of nanoscale matter"”have been used to image the evanescent electrical fields produced by the interaction of electrons and photons, and to track changes in atomic-scale structures....

2009-01-27 07:00:00

Nobel laureate, creator of femtochemistry, global speaker and advocate for science education will be honored at Heritage Day 2009, a full-day ceremony beginning with the 12th annual presentation of the Othmer Gold Medal. PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Chemical Heritage Foundation (CHF) has named Ahmed Zewail, Nobel laureate in chemistry (1999), to receive the 2009 Othmer Gold Medal. The award ceremony and the annual Othmer Gold Medal luncheon will open the seventh...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.