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A laser show in a soap bubble

For the first time, researchers have created the 'branched flow' phenomenon in visible light, previously only seen in other types of wave like sound. Using nothing but a laser and a simple soap bubble, scientists caused light to twist and fork along its path. They hope that the new set up could help shed more light on the phenomenon.

Read the paper: Observation of branched flow of light

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doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-020-01991-5

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