Fastest-ever flashgun captures image of light wave
19:00 19 June 2008
NewScientist.com news service
However hard you stare, you would still miss it. Researchers have found a way to generate the shortest-ever flash of light – 80 attoseconds (billionths of a billionth of a second) long. [...]
What is really cool about this is that they TOOK A PICTURE OF A WAVE OF LIGHT!!!
Yeah... the plan is to shorten the flash time to the point that they can take pictures of INDIVIDUAL PROTONS!!