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Since the 1930s, electron microscopes—in which beams of electrons are used to image the minute details of objects—have allowed scientists to glimpse the very smallest parts of our world.
The ionosphere is only very charged during the daytime, when energy from the sun and its corona feed extreme ultraviolet photons into this area, creating free electrons and ions.
Jacques Dubochet of Switzerland, Joachim Frank of the US and Richard Henderson of the UK were awarded the prize for cryo-electron microsopy.
In normal use, water evaporates in the vacuum necessary for electron microscopy and that ruins most biosamples.
High-energy gamma rays collide with air molecules at around 15-20 miles altitude, producing a cascade of electrons which spin down through the Earth's magnetic field, producing an electromagnetic pulse known as E1.
The characteristic features are indeterminism and uncertainty: fire an electron at an atom and observe it bounce to the right.
The team’s thinking was to focus on ultralight dark matter fields that might cause variations in fundamental constants of nature, e.g., the masses of quarks, electrons, and electric charges.
Joachim Frank, Richard Henderson and Jacques Dubochet, three researchers based in the U.S., U.K. and Switzerland, respectively, won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry on Wednesday for developments in electron microscopy.
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