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Virus Detector & Whispering Gallery

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posted on Aug, 25 2012 @ 09:54 PM
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Wow, we hear about amazing advancements in science and technology every day. I found this article on a new virus detection technology and at the same time came across something mysterious I'd never hear of before (The Whispering Gallery). In this scenarios science advanced because of a mystery that was studied. So it appears that esoteric things and science go hand in hand... after all... Just my little snippet. Interesting Stuff.


ScienceDaily (Aug. 24, 2012) — By affixing nanoscale gold spheres onto a microscopic bead of glass, researchers have created a super-sensor that can detect even single samples of the smallest known viruses. The sensor uses a peculiar behavior of light known as "whispering gallery mode," named after the famous circular gallery in St. Paul's Cathedral in London, where a whisper near the wall can be heard around the gallery.


Here is a link to the new Virus Detector Sensor
www.sciencedaily.com...


The Whispering Gallery : see site below

mag.digitalpc.co.uk... ZW50aXR5
edit on 25-8-2012 by leolady because: fix link






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