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07 Nov 19
NASA’s TESS presents grand panorama of Southern Sky...

...while the European Southern Observatory's ELT telescope will be powered by the sun.

05 Nov 19
Industry heavyweights collaborate on all-photonics network for pervasive computing

Intel, Sony, and NTT establish a new 'innovation forum' targeting 100-fold improvements to traditional optical networks.

31 Oct 19
Giant Magellan Telescope construction to last until at least 2028

Newly-signed contract details “nine years of work and 1,300 tons of structural steel” before structure ready to accept mirrors.

29 Oct 19
Center for Biomedical Imaging marks 15th anniversary

Swiss research center aims to meet future challenges in predictive imaging and the needs of developing countries.

16 Oct 19
UK politician demands photonics sector recruits more women

Laser physics graduate Carol Monaghan MP praises industry at Photonex but tells it to take more positive recruitment action.

14 Oct 19
BAE Systems launches robotic, driverless military vehicle at US Army expo

Optics, electronics and software on robust chassis are foundation for "game-changing" battlefield capability, says defense giant.

10 Oct 19
European VR and AR market growth to 'outpace' North America by 2023

Market analyst Digi-Capital to make global trends predictions at European AWE "XR" conference in Germany, next week.

09 Oct 19
Nobel Prize for Physics awarded to astronomers and cosmologist

James Peebles, Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz recognised for contributions to understanding of the evolution of the universe.

04 Oct 19
Stanford Solar Car shows potential of sun for automotive

Alta Devices solar tech expected to power Stanford’s car 3000km in trans-Australia rally.

26 Sep 19
Shoe laser to 'unfreeze' people with Parkinson's wins €1 million prize

Projected guide lines on the floor in front of patient achieve clear reduction in symptoms.

24 Sep 19
Constantin Häfner named new Fraunhofer ILT director

Replacement announced for Prof. Reinhart Poprawe, the outgoing previous chairholder and director.

19 Sep 19
Michigan team wins funding to upgrade HERCULES laser to 3 PW

New 'ZEUS' facility will become the highest-power laser in the US when completed.

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