"Comet chaser" Artur Chmielewski, who helped land Philae on 67P, tells San Diego meeting about new plan to set orbiter down in 2016.
US Vice President talks waveguides and quotes Bragg amid the fanfare of New York's country-spanning photonics innovation plan.
Photonics cluster aims to be involved in entire value chain for companies across its region.
US Department of Defense chooses Rochester-led consortium partnered by MIT and the University of Arizona.
Stephen Hawking among a host of eminent scientists launching most comprehensive search for extra-terrestrial life ever undertaken.
Custom sensors from e2v technologies on board the New Horizons probe help capture extraordinary views of the dwarf planet.
Booming Glasgow laser developer recognized; other scanning and photonics UK firms also winners.
Optical cable will improve data- and telecoms traffic between Brazil and Portugal, with direct links to continental networks.
Collaborative research deal emerges during wider EU-China summit held in Brussels.
Startup World presents first photonic innovation and 3D printing awards to two Swiss firms: Nanolive and Femtoprint.
German engineering association report finds that government support for photonics across Korea, China and Japan will double in five years.
International Year of Light steering committee chairman John Dudley is pleased and surprised with successes; but more still to do.