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Cherenkov radiation (also spelled Čerenkov ) is electromagnetic radiation emitted when a charged particle (such as an electron ) passes through a dielectric medium at a speed greater than the phase velocity of light in that medium. The charged particles polarize the molecules of that medium, which then turn back rapidly to their ground state, emitting radiation in the process. The characteristic blue glow of nuclear reactors is due to Cherenkov radiation.
The Universe as a Hologram by Michael Talbot
Photograph of the quantum machine developed by O'Connell.
by Ralph C. Merkle , Principal Fellow, Zyvex This is the English original of an article translated into German and published in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung of Monday, September 11 2000 on page 55.
Physicists have created a new kind of light by chilling photons into a blob state.
It's about damn time, don't you think? Scientists at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory announced Wednesday that they have been able to confirm a new high-efficiency solar cell design that utilizes nearly the entire solar spectrum. Translation: They figured out a way to make solar panels generate electricity in the dark.
Solar Storms can Change Directions, Surprising Forecasters
Coronal mass ejections (CMEs) are giant bubbles of ionized gas.