Gérard Mourou, Paul Corkum, and Ted Hänsch give lectures at opening ceremony in Riyadh.
Photonics West attendees enjoy fiercely-fought laser technology competition.
Details emerge of the third shortlisted bid, featuring partners in Arizona, New Mexico and Ohio.
£6.1m raised so far to develop “EPIC” research and business development facility in Devon’s high-tech cluster.
Open-access facility set to be hosted by the Centre for Process Innovation now seeking private-sector backers.
New York consortium cites a coast-to-coast plan; Central Florida offers broad southeast coalition.
Papers published by the laser pioneer detail astronomy and astrophysics technologies.
Nobel laureate shared 1964 prize for physics with Nicolay Basov and Aleksandr Prokhorov.
International Year of Light launch packs dozens of cultural, political and scientific talks into two days.
Launch ceremony at UNESCO headquarters in Paris draws 1000-plus delegates to two-day fiesta.
Two Earth-sized planets in the so-called Goldilocks zone are thought to be made of rocky material.
International Year of Light installation in Amsterdam uses technology developed for exoplanet observations.