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Caltech 4-D Microscope Revolutionizes the Way We Look at the Nano World
November 20, 2008
More than a century ago, the development of the earliest motion picture technology made what had been previously thought "magical" a reality: capturing and recreating the movement and dynamism of the world around us.
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