Corkscrew light beams could lead to practical quantum computers
Specially-made surfaces can 'spin' light into strange forms.
World's quickest laser pulse can track electrons in slow motion
It's shedding new light on how chemical reactions work.
Researchers have increased atomic clock precision yet again
The clock uses a 3D arrangement of atoms rather than the typical 1D method.
Scientists recreate Neptune's diamond rain using powerful lasers
They turned plastic into nanodiamonds by subjecting it to extremely high pressures.
Optical laser uses shockwaves to peer inside distant planets
It has as much kick as 17 Teslas discharging their batteries in a second.
US Army expects to take down planes with anti-air lasers
They won't be limited to shooting down drones.
Death Star-like lasers become a practical reality
Scientists have found a way to multiply laser power using diamonds.
Laser pulse study could lead to ultrafast computers
We're talking about computers 100,000 times faster than current machines.
Researchers have built a 1,000-watt 'super laser'
Eat your heart out, Death Star.