Big-budget European Space Agency mission due to arrive at planetary destination in 2025.
Industrial laser pioneer and Trumpf leader dies at the age of 87.
French development based on avian perception can both save rare birds and minimize fatal accidents.
Outdated terminology, figures of merit and more to be updated in multi-year process; closing date for proposals is October 31.
Office of Science and Technology Policy report calls for grand challenges and establishment of a 'quantum consortium' with industry participation.
Arthur Ashkin wins half-share for early work on optical trapping; chirped-pulse amplification pioneers Gérard Mourou and Donna Strickland each awarded quarter-share.
Process for choosing up to 39 new association Board members will run from October 22 through November 5.
After centuries of astronomical endeavors, Ireland is set to become 16th member state of ESO.
Shanghai-born scientist shared physics Nobel in 2009 for groundbreaking work on low-loss fibers needed for practical long-distance communications.
Laboratory for Laser Energetics previously threatened by budget cuts now set for record $80 million funding.
Funding intended to help progress this photonics-led technology but quantum researchers seeking £250m more.
The US Trade Representative has announced a process for US companies to request permission to continue importing targeted items on a duty-free basis.