Published 8 years ago in Science. Submitted by HellsVacancy
Lightning Trigger: A Lichtenberg figure being created by a tap from a nail. In just a few hundred nanoseconds, electrons trapped in plastic exit suddenly as a bright, branching spark.
Published 9 years ago in Animals. Submitted by HellsVacancy
Fire ants use their claws to grip diverse surfaces, including each other. As a result of their mutual adhesion and large numbers, ant colonies flow like inanimate fluids
Published 9 years ago in Nature. Submitted by HellsVacancy
Who knew such a beautiful thing could occur in less than 100 milliseconds?