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October 12, 2021

First-ever atomic resolution video of salt crystals forming in real time

Back story here.

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The original paper, "Capturing the Moment of Emergence of Crystal Nucleus from Disorder," published earlier this year in the Journal of the American Chemical Society, may be read in its entirety here.

October 12, 2021 at 04:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (0)

'Mona Lisa' back side

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Oil on poplar panel; 30" x 21"; painted c. 1503-1506, perhaps continuing until c. 1517.

When France moved a collection of paintings from Versailles to the Louvre after the French Revolution, "Mona Lisa" was #29 in the group.

October 12, 2021 at 02:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (0)

How Much Governments Spend on Child Care for Toddlers

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October 12, 2021 at 12:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (1)

Picking a smart lock deadbolt

October 12, 2021 at 10:00 AM | Permalink | Comments (1)

What is it?

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Answer here this time tomorrow.

Hint: smaller than a bread box.

Another: not a fusion-powered plunger.

October 12, 2021 at 08:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (0)

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