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Scientists capture the first footage of ATOMS bonding and breaking in real time at a scale half-a-million-times smaller than the width of a human hair
UK Daily Mail ^ | January 21, 2020 | Jonathan Chadwick

Posted on 01/21/2020 2:00:14 PM PST by C19fan

Scientists have captured the first ever footage of atoms bonding at a scale around half a million times smaller than the width of a human hair.

Using advanced microscopy methods, the team of UK and German researchers captured the breaking of a chemical bond between two rhenium atoms.

The video shows the two atoms to the left of the footage, between 0.1 and 0.3 nanometres, appearing as black blobs as they bond and break.

Atoms are ‘the building blocks of the world’ and the matter around us is made up of layers and layers of atoms – unless they’re a single-layer material like graphene.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Science
KEYWORDS: atoms; chemistry; physics; rhenium; science; stringtheory
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Rhenium has 75 protons. The two most common isotope are RE 185 and RE 187.
1 posted on 01/21/2020 2:00:14 PM PST by C19fan
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To: SunkenCiv

ping


2 posted on 01/21/2020 2:00:57 PM PST by BenLurkin (The above is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire. Or both.)
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To: C19fan

There’s nothing like the universe to bring you down to earth.


3 posted on 01/21/2020 2:02:03 PM PST by equaviator (There's nothing like the universe to bring you down to earth.)
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Scientists capture the first footage of ATOMS bonding and breaking in real time

Isn't that an invasion of privacy?.....................

4 posted on 01/21/2020 2:08:51 PM PST by Red Badger (Against stupidity the gods themselves contend in vain.......... ..)
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To: C19fan

Interesting that it looks just like an atom in the classical sense. No weird behavior such as electron orbital shells, quantum shifts in orbitals, probabilistic nature of particles, heisenberg, etc.


5 posted on 01/21/2020 2:09:35 PM PST by dhs12345
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To: dhs12345

It could just as easily be a two tadpoles in a stream................


6 posted on 01/21/2020 2:10:24 PM PST by Red Badger (Against stupidity the gods themselves contend in vain.......... ..)
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To: C19fan

Now if they can just get a picture of a row of palladium atoms with a couple of deuterium atoms held in a little Gibbs-energy trap...


7 posted on 01/21/2020 2:13:58 PM PST by Steely Tom ([Seth Rich] == [the Democrats' John Dean])
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To: Red Badger
Lol. Making more tadpoles... the Tadpole Theory.
8 posted on 01/21/2020 2:14:01 PM PST by dhs12345
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To: C19fan

I don’t trust atoms.

They make up everything.


9 posted on 01/21/2020 2:22:00 PM PST by Quality_Not_Quantity (A law means nothing if it isn’t followed.)
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To: Steely Tom

“Now if they can just get a picture of a row of palladium
atoms with a couple of deuterium atoms held in a little
Gibbs-energy trap...”

It would probably be classified.


10 posted on 01/21/2020 2:35:19 PM PST by EasySt (Say not this is the truth, but so it seems to me to be, as I see this thing I think I see #KAG)
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To: BenLurkin

Atomic porn.

CC


11 posted on 01/21/2020 2:39:58 PM PST by Celtic Conservative (My cats are more amusing than 200 channels worth of TV)
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To: C19fan

“I love the smell of [protons] in the morning!”


12 posted on 01/21/2020 2:46:04 PM PST by patriotfury ((May the fleas of a thousand camels occupy mo' ham mads tents!))
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To: Celtic Conservative

Nice pair of valences.


13 posted on 01/21/2020 2:50:40 PM PST by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Red Badger

Privacy is dead.


14 posted on 01/21/2020 2:57:51 PM PST by Pearls Before Swine
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To: C19fan
BTT, 😊
15 posted on 01/21/2020 2:59:04 PM PST by 2001convSVT (Medicare for All = Medical Care for None!)
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To: C19fan
"Rhenium"

Hmmm... Thought that was the name of a fabulous song...

16 posted on 01/21/2020 3:00:32 PM PST by SuperLuminal (Where is Sam Adams now that we desperately need him)
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To: Celtic Conservative

I like!


17 posted on 01/21/2020 3:08:16 PM PST by jonsie
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To: SuperLuminal
YouTube - Fleetwood Mac - "Rhiannon"
18 posted on 01/21/2020 3:10:50 PM PST by MacNaughton
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To: SuperLuminal

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i-jdhorGtQI


19 posted on 01/21/2020 3:12:25 PM PST by Reily
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To: Quality_Not_Quantity
Yup.

At least we now have visual proof of the breadth of scruples possessed by Atom Schiff.

20 posted on 01/21/2020 3:14:11 PM PST by Sgt_Schultze (When your business model depends on slave labor, you're always going to need more slaves)
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