Scientists Create Smoothest Mirror Surface Ever

A team at the Autonomous University of Madrid have created what they're calling the smoothest mirror surface ever made. It's flat down to the size scales of individual » 8/22/08 11:15am 8/22/08 11:15am lead atoms, and was made by depositing lead onto silicon crystal at freakish temperatures of -173 to -133°C. This messes with the quantum properties…