A shipboard laser weapon heats its target, bombarding it with light particles until it ablates, ignites or otherwise is damaged.
(8 days ago)
Lasers, bubbles, edge-tracking, and Daft Punk are all pretty awesome in their own separate ways, but put together, they can put one one hell of a useless, random, but awesome show. Messing with his Etherdream DAC laser to no end other than real craziness, Memo Akten of the group Marshmallow Laser Feast whipped up this rockin' little laser party. The rig uses edge-finding to...
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April 30 - Researchers at Australia's CSIRO have developed a hand-held, spring-loaded laser scanner that can produce three-dimensional maps with unprecedented speed and accuracy. Called Zebedee after a French, spring-propelled television puppet of the sixties, the scanner fires laser light, giving surveyors and archaeologists a powerful new tool for discovery. Rob Muir reports.
(21 days ago)
Like so many other illicit drugs, cocaine can be extremely, destructively addictive. Recent research suggests, however, that ridding people of such addictions may be as simple as zapping them on them scalp. In a study conducted at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and at the Ernest Gallo Clinic and Research Center at UC San Francisco, scientists were able to turn...
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ORONO, Maine — A 21-year-old University of Maine student was apparently aiming a laser pointer at people on campus early Monday and they called police, according to university spokeswoman Margaret Nagel. “People noticed a laser light being pointed at them as they walked by” at about 8:05 a.m., she said. ...
(3 months and 2 days ago)
Energizer is introducing a new line of multipurpose lanterns and flashlights this spring that use light fusion technology, which distributes light uniformly through laser-etched acrylic panels.
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The Jupiter Lighthouse shines again. Malfunctioning motors had forced the U.S. Coast Guard to shut down the light March 1 and it was expected to remain off for as much as two more weeks.
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A spaceship with a solar 'sail' the size of Texas has been proposed as one model for humanity to explore the stars. And now we've got somewhere to go, why not? The far-off vision of space travel in the future is the work of Nasa's Advanced Concepts office. It could be 300 to 500 years before we send even a robotic craft to another star system, but when we do it will take new...
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2 accused of pointing laser light at aircraft
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The FA has announced that Shine The Light by indie band Reverend and The Makers is to be its first ever official FA Cup Anthem, following a "battle of the bands" search.
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