Seeing the Smallest Thing in the Universe

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Beyond molecules and atoms, how far down can we see below the wavelength of visible light? What is the smallest possible scale in the universe?

Frog animation by Matt Burns


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Thanks to Kyle Kitzmiller for filming.

Image Credits:
SEM Images: Dartmouth Electron Microscope Facility
Infrared Images: Courtesy NASA/JPL-Caltech
LHC Images: CERN
Historical Particle Collider: INFN-LNF
Molecule images: IBM
Atom Images: Aneta Stoldona; APS

Music: Michael Miller, Kevin McLeod - "Carefree," YouTube - "On the Bach"

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