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Contact: Lawren Markle
California Institute of Technology

Molecule-weighing Device

Caption: This scanning electron micrograph shows one of the molecule-weighing devices. The bridge-like section at the center vibrates sideways. The scale bar at the bottom is two microns (millionths of a meter).

Credit: Caltech / Scott Kelber and Michael Roukes

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