Posts tagged with waves

Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Broken Photon

A group of physicists at Glasgow University  have demonstrated that the speed of light is not quite so fixed as it’s believed to be. Read about their impossible discovery in this BBC News article.

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

DIY Musical Instruments: Clarinet

You can make musical instruments out of almost anything. See how a humble carrot can be turned into a surprisingly well-sounding clarinet! Source: link

Friday, October 3rd, 2014

Separating cells using sound waves

Researchers have discovered a useful way of separating cells using sound waves which could be used by doctors to catch tumour-spreading cells circulating in the bloodstream of cancer patients. X. Ding, Z. Peng, S.-C. S. Lin, M. Geri, S. Li, P. Li, Y. Chen, M. Dao, S. Suresh, T. J. Huang. Cell separation using tilted-angle […]