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Europe unveils world's most powerful X-ray laser  

The European XFEL facility in Schenefeld, Hamburg, Germany. The world’s most powerful X-ray laser has begun operating at a facility where scientists will attempt to recreate the conditions deep inside the sun and produce film-like sequences of viruses and cells.

The machine, called the European X-ray Free Electron Laser (XFEL), acts as a high-speed camera that can capture images of individual atoms in a few millionths of a billionth of a second. Unlike a conventional camera, though, everything imaged by the X-ray laser is obliterated. Read more HERE.

Published on 02/09/2017 @ 15h45   | |