Chinese scientists have captured images of water molecules measuring smaller than one-millionth the width of a human hair, revealing for the first time the bonding processes they undergo.
Due to the rapid and irregular motions of water molecules, it’s a near-impossible task to capture images as the molecules usually show up fuzzy in pictures. But quantum physicists out of Peking University have used a technique called sub-molecular resolution imaging to maximize the signal to noise ratio on camera to create clear, concise images.
Scientists think that the new images may be able to help in battling air pollution.
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