Tagged: helium

New helium microscope reveals startling details without frying the sample - Guest Work

Guest Work May 17, 2016

By Ivy Shih, The Conversation When using an electron microscope, having your samples fried or explode isn’t quite the result one wants. But for Professor Paul Dastoor, this was an all-too-common problem. In his work on organic and polymer electronics, conventional electron microscopes were a no-go zone because much of his sample would either boil or blow up … Read More

‘Just So Science’ – So back to those impossible stars - Just So Science

Elf Eldridge Sep 13, 2011

A couple of posts ago I mentioned that stars shouldn’t exist – at least not by classical physics standards anyway. I skirted the issue at the time, but it’s high time for a closer look as I cant delve into any more details about nanotech OR the lifecycle of stars without covering some basic quantum mechanical phenomena – … Read More