Twinkle, twinkle, little star: Physicists develop a new method for counting molecules

Twinkle, twinkle, little star: Physicists develop a new method for counting molecules

Twinkle, twinkle, little star: Physicists develop a new method for counting molecules

Who hasn’t looked at the sky on a mild summer night and thought about the vastness of the universe? The trained eye can see the Andromeda galaxy as a distant spot. Thanks to the latest telescopes, we know that it consists of over a trillion stars. In the “nanocosm,” clusters of individual light sources, such as molecules, also appear as points.
Twinkle, twinkle, little star: Physicists develop a new method for counting molecules