They used a new method.

a Team of researchers from the University of Tokyo took the movement of molecules with a speed of 1600 fps.

the Scientists used a powerful transmission electron microscope with a highly sensitive camera and advanced image processing techniques, according to a study published in the journal Bulletin of Chemical Society of Japan. This new method, which was not previously used. Still, the researchers could capture the events of the atomic scale with a speed of up to 16 frames per second.

the Recorded video shown in slow motion, because the molecules are moving too fast for the human eye.

the video shows the interacting molecules of fullerenes. Each of them consists of 60 carbon atoms and shaped a bit like a football.

Anna Lysenko

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