Friday, May 31, 2013

Linus Pauling FTW

Scientists have just imaged atomic bonds in a molecule as it changed shapes. It's particularly amazing how the shapes from molecular diagrams pretty exactly match the images of the actual molecule.

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Atomic animation

IBM made their logo out of atoms when they first invented the scanning probe microscope. Now they've made a movie with atoms as pixels. That's some cool progress.