Laser

11.19.15
Everything you know is wrong: lasers are cooling things now
11.19.15

Everything you know is wrong: lasers are cooling things now

In a world first discovery, scientists at the University of Washington have figured out a way to cool water using an infrared laser and nanocrystal.

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11.16.15
Scientists want to laser-heat stuff to ten million degrees
11.16.15

Scientists want to laser-heat stuff to ten million degrees

Making things hotter than the sun in under a second with Lasers!

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11.10.15
The Big Picture: The world's most powerful x-ray laser
11.10.15

The Big Picture: The world's most powerful x-ray laser

This is a photo of the Linac Coherent Light Source or LCLS -- an x-ray free-electron laser in Stan...

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11.09.15
Watch this graphene paper slither around like it's alive
11.09.15

Watch this graphene paper slither around like it's alive

By hitting it with a laser, scientists can make the paper move wherever they like.

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10.12.15
Researchers control fruit flies' hearts with a laser
10.12.15

Researchers control fruit flies' hearts with a laser

Scientists made flies' hearts beat in harmony thanks to genetic tweaks and laser beams.

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