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Researchers identify free-flowing aerosol particles using holograms, lasers


October 3, 2017

Holographic images of free-flowing air particles may help climate change and biological weapons watchdogs better monitor the atmosphere, according to a recent Kansas State University study published in Nature's Scientific Reports. The images are made by two overlapping lasers that could be mounted on an unmanned aircraft to monitor the atmosphere. Full Story

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