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First Image Ever Taken Of The Hydrogen Atom

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“What you’re looking at is the first direct observation of an atom’s electron orbital — an atom’s actual wave function! To capture the image, researchers utilized a new quantum microscope — an incredible new device that literally allows scientists to gaze into the quantum realm.”

This has never been done before so it is very exciting times. It has been said that that we can not see the quantum world because it is constantly moving, changing and evolving.

But with this new microscope they are getting very close.

“Typically, quantum physicists use formulas like the Schrödinger equation to describe these states, often coming up with complex numbers and fancy graphs.”

Times are a changing and I like it!

[SOURCE](http://io9.com/the-first-image-ever-of-a-hydrogen-atoms-orbital-struc-509684901)

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