Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 641 , Segment 6
Episode: Paying for Tax Reform, Make-up Not FDA Approved, Girls Will Be
- Sep 18, 2017 11:00 pm
- 15:09 mins
Guests: Dallin Durfee, PhD, Professor of Physics, Brigham Young University; Spencer Rogers, Technology Transfer Office, Brigham Young University To get an accurate sense of something very small typically requires getting up close. The microscope’s lens needs to be practically right on the thing, if it’s really small. And that’s not always practical or safe. Imagine you’re a disease researcher and you suspect that there are some deadly parasite larvae, on a log across a field. You want to inspect them, but you don't want to get too close. Turns out, lasers can do the work of microscopes.