WWII Bombs Had Rippling Effect on the Edge of Space

Nearly 80 years on, impacts from the violent bombings of World War II are still felt around the globe. Christopher Scott would know —two of his aunts were killed at just 9 and 11 years of age during the London Blitz, Nazi Germany’s eight-month onslaught against the British. Those aerial raids didn’t just have rippling … Read moreWWII Bombs Had Rippling Effect on the Edge of Space

Water Droplet Orbiting a Needle in Microgravity – NASA Zero Gravity

Expedition 30 astronaut Don Pettit uses knitting needles and water droplets to demonstrate physics in space through ‘Science off the Sphere.’ This is part of the first video in a series for a partnership between NASA and the American Physical Society to share unique videos from the International Space Station with students, educators and science … Read moreWater Droplet Orbiting a Needle in Microgravity – NASA Zero Gravity

Engineers create world’s first white laser beam

Source: http://www.nature.com/nnano/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nnano.2015.149.html Researchers at Arizona State University have created the world’s first white laser beam, according to a new study published in Nature. More work needs to be done to perfect this technology, but white lasers could serve as a potential alternative light source — both in people’s homes and in the screens of their electronics. Lasers … Read moreEngineers create world’s first white laser beam