Scientific equipment
A scientific instrument can be any type of equipment, apparatus or device as is specifically designed, constructed and often, through trial and error, ingeniously refined to apply utmost efficiency in...
BBC Future - The secret Soviet observatory still spying on space
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NASA's NuSTAR Captures Possible 'Screams' from Zombie Stars
NASA's NuSTAR has spotted a mysterious glow of high-energy X-rays in the heart of the Milky way that could be the "howls" of dead stars as they feed on stellar companions.
High speed Japanese camera can take 1 trillion frames a second
Japanese engineers have produced a high-speed camera that can record events at more than one trillion frames per second. It is so sensitive it can capture waves of atoms excited by a laser pulse and t...
The Random Raman Laser: A New Light Source For Microcosmos
In modern microscope imaging techniques, lasers are used as light sources because they can deliver fast pulsed and extremely high-intensity radiation to a target, allowing for rapid image acquisition....
New Record! Astronomers Nail Down Distance To The Earliest Galaxy Yet
A team of astronomers peering deep into the heavens has discovered the earliest, most distant galaxy yet, spotted a record-breaking 670 million years from the big bang. The findings, described in Astr...
Laboratory equipment
I filmed all the lab equipment in Mr. Hill's classroom so that we could study for the glassware quiz.
Laboratory equipment
A laboratory (/ləˈbɒrətəri/ or /ˈlæbərətri/; informally, lab) is a facility that provides controlled conditions in which scientific or technological research, experiments, and measurement may be perf...
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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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Scientific instruments
A scientific instrument can be any type of equipment, apparatus or device as is specifically designed, constructed and often, through trial and error, ingeniously refined to apply utmost efficiency in...
BBC Future - The secret Soviet observatory still spying on space
At the end of a winding road largely populated by itinerant cows and emaciated horses, up a forested mountain 700 metres above sea level, a small but plucky team of scientists is working to save the w...
Mirror mount
A mirror mount is a device that holds a mirror. In optics research, these can be quite sophisticated devices, due to the need to be able to tip and tilt the mirror by controlled amounts, while still h...
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Dual polarization interferometry
Dual-polarization interferometry (DPI) is an analytical technique that probes molecular layers adsorbed to the surface of a waveguide using the evanescent wave of a laser beam. It is used to measure t...
Chemcatcher
Chemcatcher® is a passive sampling device currently being used throughout the world to measure time-weighted average (TWA) concentrations of organic and heavy metal pollutants in water. The Chemcatch...
Geotek
Geotek is a UK company that designs and manufactures specialised geological and oceanographic equipment.
Founded by Peter Schultheiss in 1989, Geotek was incorporated in 1994 when Quentin Huggett ...
Tryptone
Tryptone is the assortment of peptides formed by the digestion of casein by the protease trypsin.Tryptone is commonly used in microbiology to produce lysogeny broth for the growth of E. coli and other...
Entomological equipment for mounting and storage
Though there is no international authority mandating standards for the collection and preservation of specimens of insects and similar invertebrates, entomology has been an amateur and scientific acti...
Entomological equipment for mounting and storage - Wikipedia
Drifter (floating device)
A drifter (also float) is an oceanographic device floating on the surface or at a given water depth to investigate ocean currents and other parameters like temperature or salinity. They are also calle...
Drifter (floating device) - Wikipedia
Electrical penetration graph
The electrical penetration graph or EPG is a system used by biologists to study the interaction of insects such as aphids, thrips, and leafhoppers with plants. Therefore, it can also be used to study ...
Electrical penetration graph - Wikipedia
X-ray image intensifier
An x-ray image intensifier (XRII) is an image intensifier that converts x-rays into visible light at higher intensity than mere fluorescent screens do. Such intensifiers are used in x-ray imaging syst...
X-ray image intensifier - Wikipedia
Rotary stage
A rotary stage is a component of a motion system used to restrict an object to a single axis of rotation. The terms rotary table or rotation stage are often used interchangeably with rotary stage. All...
Insect Habitat
The Insect Habitat was a science payload intended for the International Space Station as part of the Space Station Biological Research Program (SSBRP). The project was put on hold when Space Shuttle f...
Astrolabe
An astrolabe (Greek: ἀστρολάβος astrolabos, "star-taker") is an elaborate inclinometer, historically used by astronomers, navigators, and astrologers. Its many uses include locating and predicting...
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Lagrangian drifter
A drifter (also float) is an oceanographic device floating on the surface or at a given water depth to investigate ocean currents and other parameters like temperature or salinity. They are also calle...
Mackworth Clock
The Mackworth Clock is an experimental device used in the field of experimental psychology to study the effects of long term vigilance on the detection of signals. It was originally created by Norman ...
Mackworth Clock - Wikipedia
PK-3 Plus (ISS Experiment)
The PK-3 Plus or (Plasmakristall-3 Plus) laboratory is a joint Russian-German laboratory for the investigation of dusty/complex plasmas on board the International Space Station (ISS), with the princip...
PK-3 Plus (ISS Experiment) - Wikipedia
Positioning goniometer
A positioning goniometer or goniometric stage is a device used to rotate an object precisely (within a small angular range) about a fixed axis in space. Its appearance is similar to that of a linear s...
Positioning goniometer - Wikipedia