Measuring instruments
A measuring instrument is a device for measuring a physical quantity. In the physical sciences, quality assurance, and engineering, measurement is the activity of obtaining and comparing physical quan...
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Coating operation of an 8 meter telescope mirror at Paranal
Timelapse movie that shows the full mirror coating sequence of a large telescope mirror at ESO's Very Large Telescope on Cerro Paranal in Chile. The movie compresses an 8 day operation into 12 minutes...
DIY Dynamometer (Prony Brake) - YouTube
Mar 28, 2013 ... This is a version of the Pony Brake Dynamometer used to check horse power and efficiency of a motor. I may have made a mistake using a ...
The Race to See the Black Hole at the Center of Our Galaxy | Facebook
Astronomers are racing to prove a super, massive black hole at the center of our galaxy actually exists. Follow Focal Point to get more incredible stories like this!
The Painstaking Art of Making a Luxury Watch
The Swiss watch brand Arnold & Son builds all its own movements and tools in-house and from scratch. Each timepiece is a painstaking work of art that takes hours to come to life. Read more about proc...
The £538,000 watch which contains a map of the cosmos
The Astronomia Sky is a £538,000 watch made by luxury watch brand Jacob & Co. With only 18 being produced worldwide and costing more than half a million pounds, it's a very rare and expensive watch -...
A Tour of SDSS J1354+1327 - For The First Time, Astronomers Caught a Black Hole Spewing Out Matter
Astronomers have caught a supermassive black hole in a distant galaxy snacking on gas and then burping — not once, but twice. The dining galaxy is known by its abbreviated name, J1354, and is about 8...
Best GPS and Navigation Apps for iPhone in 2017
Top GPS and Navigation Apps for iPhone with many features like offline GPS map search and navigation, accurate location information. Best GPS Apps for iOS.
Best Glucometer In India | Accurate and Low Price Glucose Meter
Best glucometer is decided based on the accuracy of result, time taken and price of the device. Read the reviews of glucose meter available in India along with the prices.
How LIDAR Scans Reveal Angkor's Hidden City
LIDAR sends out a million laser points to create a digital outline of the land's surface. Scientists are using these high-tech renderings to uncover the secr...
Feds confirm 7th child death from Ikea dresser tip-over
Four months after Ikea recalled 29 million dressers deemed a safety risk, federal regulators on Friday said they had confirmed a report of another child killed by a toppled Ikea dresser.
Discovery Of An Extragalactic Hot Molecular Core
Astronomers have discovered a 'hot molecular core', a cocoon of molecules surrounding a newborn massive star, for the first time outside our Galaxy.
How Does Big Ben Keep Accurate Time?
When parliament commissioned this clock in 1854, they insisted Big Ben be the biggest, most powerful clock in the world...
Zap! This Awesome Laser-Armed Telescope Is Fully Operational
The European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope in Chile has an awesome new four-laser guide star to aid the observatory's adaptive optics system.
LIGO: Journey of a Gravitational Wave
LIGO scientist David Reitze takes us on a 1.3 billion year journey that begins with the violent merger of two black holes in the distant universe. The event produced gravitational waves, tiny ripples...
Avionics
Avionics are the electronic systems used on aircraft, artificial satellites, and spacecraft.Avionic systems include communications, navigation, the display and management of multiple systems, and the ...
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Clock
A clock is an instrument to indicate, keep, and co-ordinate time. The word clock is derived ultimately (via Dutch, Northern French, and Medieval Latin) from the Celtic words clagan and clocca meaning ...
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Electrical and electronic measuring equipment
Below is the list of measuring instruments used in electrical and electronic work.
Interferometry
Interferometry is a family of techniques in which waves, usually electromagnetic, are superimposed in order to extract information about the waves. Interferometry is an important investigative techniq...
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Microscope
A microscope (from the Ancient Greek: μικρός, mikrós, "small" and σκοπεῖν, skopeîn, "to look" or "see") is an instrument used to see objects that are too small for the naked eye. The science of i...
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Navigational instrument
Navigational instruments refers to the instruments used by nautical navigators and pilots as tools of their trade. The purpose of navigation is to ascertain the present position and to determine the s...
Particle detector
In experimental and applied particle physics, nuclear physics, and nuclear engineering, a particle detector, also known as a radiation detector, is a device used to detect, track, and/or identify high...
Particle detector - Wikipedia
Sensors
A sensor is a transducer whose purpose is to sense (that is, to detect) some characteristic of its environs. It detects events or changes in quantities and provides a corresponding output, generally a...
Spectrometer
In physics, a spectrometer is an apparatus to measure a spectrum. Generally, a spectrum is a graph that shows intensity (physics) as a function of wavelength, of frequency, of energy, of momentum, or...
Spectrometer - Wikipedia
Electronic test equipment
Electronic test equipment (sometimes called "testgear" or "bench top") is used to create signals and capture responses from electronic Devices Under Test (DUTs). In this way, the proper operation of t...
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Warning system
Warning system is any system of biological or technical nature deployed by an individual or group to inform of a future danger. Its purpose is to enable the deployer of the warning system to prepare f...
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Instrument makers
Instrument maker can refer to: