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Dancing droplets Instead of dissolving into the fluid bath underneath them, the droplets bounce like tennis balls on a sensuously flexible trampoline, emulating the behavior of electrons in quantum mechanics, but on a macroscopic scale.
Quantum theory allows tiny things like atoms or photons to be in two places at once, but nobody has ever seen such behavior in a macroscopic material object.
In 1996, Mirkin and three colleagues published a paper announcing their invention of a method for programming DNA to build nanoparticles up into macroscopic materials.
Tilling rips apart soil networks of fungi including mycorrhizae and colonies of microscopic creatures, as well as killing some earthworms and other macroscopic creatures.
Widely known for his close-up images of human and animal eyes, Manvelyan brings a sense of a wonder to all of his photography projects—from macroscopic portraits to faraway galaxies glistening above historic ruins.
To develop these tools, Sirbuly has been working with various materials to find the right combination that can both respond to these microscopic forces and somehow relay the information up to the macroscopic world.
Its length represented the three spatial dimensions of macroscopic reality, and its circumference signified the six other spatial dimensions that string theory says exist, but which are too small to see.
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