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02 Sep 13
Space telescope SPICA to build on AKARI experience

Lessons learned with first silicon carbide mirror to prove invaluable with successor mission.

30 Aug 13
Doppler lidar installed at German hub airports

Europe’s first combined radar and lidar systems can detect wind shear in all weather conditions.

29 Aug 13
Hyperspectral sounder promises high-precision storm forecasts

Photonics will enable up-to-the-minute weather warnings on handheld devices.

28 Aug 13
Electron-optical scope allows biologists to see more

Novel microscopy design will boost brain research at Poland's Nencki Institute.

28 Aug 13
ChemCam chief: stay tuned for signs of life

Curiosity’s spectroscopic probe gears up for Mount Sharp destination.

23 Aug 13
Optical lattice clocks set new stability record

Record-breaking stability from NIST team is ten times better than previous best atomic clocks.

20 Aug 13
NvisionVLE scans esophageal tissues in real time

NinePoint Medical's OCT platform overcomes drawbacks of white light endoscopy.

15 Aug 13
Photodynamic therapy awaits its breakthrough moment

Ondine Biomedical believes PDT can overcome the hurdles that have held the technology back.

13 Aug 13
Laser scanning details climate change forest impact

Dual wavelength system measures impact of CO2 on leaf canopies.

06 Aug 13
Mauna Kea hones optical biopsy expertise

Success of Cellvizio points towards exploitation in new clinical applications.

30 Jul 13
Lockheed Martin delivers NIR camera For James Webb Space Telescope

Near-infrared camera arrives at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center.

30 Jul 13
Plain surfaces transformed into low-cost touch screens

NTU Singapore invention is based on vibration and optical sensing technologies.

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