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Light And Art Come Together
Celebrate the International Day of Light on May 16, 2020
Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor
Lasers Could One Day Stop Asteroids From Striking Earth
Laser spacecraft would redirect objects away from a collision course with Earth.
Charles Q. Choi, Contributor
Lasers Diagnose Malignant Skin Cancer
New technique uses the "Doppler effect" to detect abnormal blood flow.
Peter Gwynne, Contributor
Laser Rain Makers
What if scientists could make it rain?
Marsha Lewis, Contributing Producer
What Happens When 10 Inches Of Snow Isn't 10 Inches?
Rudimentary technology gets an update.
Katharine Gammon, Contributor
Shortest Laser Pulse Ever Created
Beam's brief duration could help scientists glimpse the atomic world.
Thomas Sumner, Contributor
Laser Sends Flashes Of Dark
A laser that produces intervals of nothingness needs a job.
Phil Schewe, Contributor
50 Years Of Lasers
Lasers have come a long way since the earliest focused light beams were created.
Mike Lucibella, Contributor
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