Huge mirror components fabricated at Tucson mirror laboratory are destined for the Giant Magellan Telescope.
Inaugural grant of $500,000 creates chair in optical sciences at the University of Arizona.
Huge interest from youthful crowd prompts move to a larger conference room at San Diego meeting.
Plenary talk from ESA's Martin Gehler outlines plan to launch giant laser interferometer in space.
Geostationary satellite forms part of optical network enabling near-live observation of activity on Earth.
Blanks produced by Schott will be polished by Safran-Reosc, cut into hexagons then final-polished by ion beam figuring.
Original ultraviolet laser on board wind-monitoring satellite suffered significant dip in energy levels laser month.
UK's Institute of Physics accolade is presented annually for “world-leading contributions to physics.”
Zeiss recalls developing its bespoke camera lenses that recorded first visit to the Moon, 50 years ago.
Ed Boyden, Peter Hegemann, Gero Miesenböck and Karl Deisseroth share $500,000 Warren Alpert Foundation Prize.
On the 50th anniversary of the first Moon landing, NASA backs a plan to deploy more retroreflectors on the lunar surface.
Photonic sensors from Velodyne used for real-time navigation in 'Viggo' road sweepers.