ALL SPUN UP Molecules hit with a laser have reached record spin speeds of 600 trillion revolutions per minute.
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This figure illustrates the detection of the record-setting high-energy neutrino named Big Bird. The red region represents the initial flash of light triggered by the neutrino.
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FILTERED A device made of glass and tantalum oxide filters light based on its incoming angle. The light ray coming in at 1 o’clock reflects off the filter. But the other beam streaks right through the device unimpeded.