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Scientists in Germany have succeeded in stopping light - the fastest thing in the universe - for a whole minute, smashing earlier records.    Researchers at Darmstadt Technical University achieved the remarkable feat by trapping it in a crystal.    In a paper published this month in the journal Physical Review Letters, the scientists explained how they stopped the light using a technique called electromagnetically induced transparency.

Scientists stop light completely for a record-breaking MINUTE by trapping it inside a crystal

The 3 foot theodolite made by Cary ,and revised by Barrow, photographed on the gallery during the exhibition 'Science in India' at the Science Museum, London in 1982. Weighing over 1000 pounds, the theodolite was taken to India by Captain Lambton in 1802 and later used by Colonel Sir George Everest (1790-1866), Surveyor General of India, in the Great Trigonometrical Survey of India (1830-1843). (Photo by SSPL/Getty Images)

jakeindy: “ “ The Theodolite made by William Cary, taken to India by William Lambton in 1802 and later used by George Everest for the Trigonometrical Survey of India. ” The infamous character.

W L E Gurley Surveyor's Mountain Transit w Burt's Solar Attachment | eBay

W & l.e. gurley surveyor's mountain transit w/ burt's solar attachment

W L E Gurley Surveyor's Mountain Transit w Burt's Solar Attachment

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