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LED light pollution: Can we save energy and save the night?

New streetlight installations have resulted in a dramatic increase in scattered light, but cities can avoid adding to it by asking the right questions.

A 12m-wide, segmented-mirror space telescope would search for Earth-like planets around Sun-like stars to answer the questions: Are we alone? How did we come to be?
5 October 2015
Grade-school students in New York City can have a hands-on educational experience with a scanning electron microscope on board the BioBus.
2 October 2015
Integration of multi-wavelength-range imaging spectrometry data improves geologic mapping by combining complementary information from visible, near-IR, shortwave-IR, and longwave-IR spectral regions.
1 October 2015
Transfer of both the spin and orbital angular momentum properties of a single photon has been experimentally demonstrated for the first time.
1 October 2015
A new achromatic polarizer and anisotropic diffusion layer enable a low-power, full-color display with high reflectivity and a wide color gamut.
30 September 2015
Last call for Prism Award 2016 entries
Awards for photonics technology innovation across 12 categories to be presented at Photonics West 2016 gala dinner.
1 October 2015
ECOC 2015: Showcase of 400G and networking solutions
Visitors flock to Valencia to discover latest developments in next-gen optical networking.
1 October 2015
Swiss group develops 'most stable light source' for satellite tests
A light source with sufficient stability to use as a reference for qualifying exoplanet exploratory CCD sensors.
1 October 2015
Andrea Armani lab: Whispering gallery mode lasers characterize DNA

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