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UK National Physical Laboratory cesium fountain clock
  • Precious time
  • The challenge of building a better atomic clock and why it matters
  • Released June 24, 2015
illustration showing hands at a computer
a clock, laser beems and frequency combs
  • Combing frequencies
  • NSF-funded center provides spectrum of new research, technology
  • Released June 23, 2015
Cross section view of a whispering gallery mode
team of scientists collecting hives
mouse brain imaged using photoacoustic microscopy.
graphic representation shows how three active sources cloak an incoming circular wave
  • Hidden from view
  • Mathematicians formulate equations, bend light and figure out how to hide things
  • Released June 19, 2015
ytterbium atoms
Wasp
  • Tiny brains, but shared smarts
  • Unlike humans and other vertebrates, the brains of wasps shrink when they're socialized--but they might 'share' brainpower
  • Released June 17, 2015
drawing shwoing dinosaurs, fire and dry land

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