Infrared

08.19.15
Exotic quantum laser could help study other planets
08.19.15

Exotic quantum laser could help study other planets

An exotic, high-bandwidth laser could help identify the materials in alien planets.

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08.01.15
Tiny sensor tells you when your favorite places are crowded
08.01.15

Tiny sensor tells you when your favorite places are crowded

Density's sensor may not look like much, but it could save you from visiting an overcrowded gym or restaurant.

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07.28.15
Researchers boost solar energy by tapping infrared light
07.28.15

Researchers boost solar energy by tapping infrared light

Our sun blasts out over 50 percent of its energy as "near-infrared" light, but solar cells only ha...

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07.06.15
Army scientists build smaller, tougher, cheaper solar cells
07.06.15

Army scientists build smaller, tougher, cheaper solar cells

Army researchers at the Redstone Arsenal have announced a significant breakthrough in solar energy...

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06.03.15
Disney's smart toys combine Avengers, sensors and imagination
06.03.15

Disney's smart toys combine Avengers, sensors and imagination

Those giant, green Hulk hands in your closet might be cool but their utility doesn't extend much b...

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05.01.15
Apple confirms tattoos can mess with the Watch's heart sensor
05.01.15

Apple confirms tattoos can mess with the Watch's heart sensor

After the Internet was awash with reports that tattoos can negatively affect the Apple Watch's hea...

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11.04.14
Sharp's night vision camera records color even in total darkness
11.04.14

Sharp's night vision camera records color even in total darkness

Say goodbye to the days of monochrome night vision footage, folks. Sharp recently unveiled an infr...

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09.08.14
The Big Picture: Infrared satellite images reveal the true extent of a forest fire
09.08.14

The Big Picture: Infrared satellite images reveal the true extent of a forest fire

DigitalGlobe's recently launched high-res imaging satellite isn't just in orbit for the sake of cr...

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08.22.14
An F1 racer burning rubber in infrared is trippy
08.22.14

An F1 racer burning rubber in infrared is trippy

FLIR has just shown a dramatic spectrum of Formula 1 racing you may not have even realized you wer...

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