Month: August 2016


Could there be a new form of light?

Scientists at Imperial College London recently discovered that there could be a new form of light. The scientists suggest that light photons can be bound to a single electron, thus combining both properties. Photo: VINCENZO GIANNINI How are Photons of Light Created? To get right into the technical details, light photons are produced when electrons orbiting the...

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First Map of the Thawed Areas Under the Greenland Ice Sheet

The Greenland Ice Sheet covers roughly 80% of the country, and is over 2,400 kilometers long from top to bottom. Being the second largest ice sheet in the world after the South Pole's Antarctic Ice Sheet, it is a key area to study for insights into climate change. Mapping Greenland Matters Using multiple technologies in harmony, NASA has been able to produce a...

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