News - 20 Oct 2015
After five years of development and about 40,000 tests worldwide, the smartphone-powered eye-test devices developed by MIT spinout EyeNetra is coming to hospitals, optometric clinics, optical stores,...
News - 15 Oct 2015
A team of Australian scientists has produced a precision laser device that creates an accurate international standard for temperature.
Published today in the journal Nature Communications, the...
News - 28 Sep 2015
Imagine being able to look at a historical site from every angle, measure the smallest details on the interior and identify how to preserve it without ever touching it.
News - 20 Jul 2015
Researchers at MIT have led an international team of physicists to directly observe “Weyl points” for the first time. This finding could help the development of new types of optical...
News - 10 Jun 2015
Specialty glass expert SCHOTT develops and manufactures high-quality customized interference filters for use in a growing number of high-end research and industrial applications. SCHOTT can design...
News - 4 Jun 2015
A close-up of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko by NASA's ultraviolet instrument surprised scientists by revealing that electrons close to the comet's surface -- not photons from the Sun as had...
News - 10 Mar 2015
When the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope begins in 2022 to image the entire southern sky from a mountaintop in Chile, it will produce the widest, deepest and fastest views of the night sky ever...
News - 11 Feb 2015
By Alexander Chilton
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Researchers from the University of Sheffield are currently helping to build the world’s biggest and most...
News - 18 Nov 2014
Ophir Photonics, global leader in precision laser measurement equipment and a Newport Corporation brand, today announced BeamWatch® 1.2, the next version of the industry's first non-contact,...
News - 3 Oct 2014
Inspired by a desire to help wounded soldiers, an international, multidisciplinary team of researchers led by Assistant Professor Conor L. Evans at the Wellman Center for Photomedicine of...