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'Molecular movie' captures chemical reaction on atomic scale


July 5, 2018

A team of physicists from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Stanford University and Europe has captured the clearest glimpse yet of a photochemical reaction -- the type of light-fueled molecular transformations responsible for photosynthesis, vision and the ozone layer. In the June 6 edition of the journal Science, the team's study marks the culmination of a years-long effort to advance the quality of "molecular movies" from that of a rudimentary stop-motion animation. Full Story

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