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04 Oct 17
Nobel winner Weiss hints at neutron-star result

LIGO pioneer also makes political point about evidence-based reasoning in highly entertaining press conference.

04 Oct 17
Corning produces its one billionth kilometer of fiber

World's optical fiber innovator and current largest manufacturer "plans to maintain its leading position".

03 Oct 17
Gravity-wave trio win physics Nobel

Rainer Weiss, Kip Thorne and Barry Barish recognized for 'truly remarkable' achievement.

29 Sep 17
James Webb telescope launch delayed to 2019

Launch date for what will become the most powerful telescope in space moved from October 2018 to mid-2019.

28 Sep 17
Gravity-wave detectors pinpoint fourth back hole collision

Recent upgrade of Virgo interferometer in Italy enables triangulation of cosmic event’s position.

26 Sep 17
Zeiss to build €30M Karlsruhe hub

12,000m2 innovation center to forge closer links between academia and industry, and provide a new home for photonics spin-out Nanoscribe.

25 Sep 17
Prism Awards 10th edition: entry deadline is October 6

Trumpf’s Peter Leibinger and Hamamatsu chief Akira Hiruma confirmed as presenters for anniversary black-tie event in San Francisco.

14 Sep 17
SPIE leaders join Imperial College's optics centenary celebration

Imperial launched its groundbreaking courses into the science of light just a year after Einstein’s Theory of General Relativity was published.

13 Sep 17
Trumpf opens €26m ‘smart factory’ in Chicago

New tech center showcases interaction between people, machines, automation, software and Industry 4.0 solutions.

08 Sep 17
NY Photonics and Greater Rochester Enterprise form strategic partnership

Key aims are to leverage region’s advantages in optics technologies and to attract new business.

05 Sep 17
ESO’s observatory to host new ‘planet hunter’

Near Infra Red Planet Searcher to be installed on the 3.6m telescope at the La Silla Observatory in Chile.

04 Sep 17
Meetings in Poland focus on quantum, sensing and security

SPIE photonics conferences in Warsaw expect at least 1,000 engineers, scientists, policy makers, and program managers from 40 countries.

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