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03 Sep 13
570 megapixel camera begins dark energy hunt

Fermilab-built instrument begins its search for the mysterious material whose existence is used to explain the expansion of the universe.

28 Aug 13
California utility eyes smart grid to handle growing PV load

Proliferation of intermittent renewable energy sources poses challenges for San Diego Gas & Electric.

27 Aug 13
Switzerland tops photonics salary poll again

But latest survey highlights growing expectations of workers in the low-income regions of Asia.

27 Aug 13
Asteroid-zapping lasers step out of science fiction

Santa Barbara professor Philip Lubin and the 'DE-STAR' project.

27 Aug 13
Kepler: the search goes on

Hunt for exoplanets continues as SETI’s Jon Jenkins seeks a new purpose for the faulty but 'exquisite' telescope.

19 Aug 13
Engineering fellowships for young UK photonics researchers

Work on short-pulse visible lasers and light-harvesting materials win Royal Academy backing.

13 Aug 13
High performance telescope reveals nearest galaxy

Japan-based Hyper Suprime Cam captures M31 - similar structure to Milky Way.

07 Aug 13
High-speed laser comms set for space mission

A novel, advanced infrared laser system offers significantly faster data speeds through space.

24 Jul 13
Machine vision system measures swimmer biomechanics

Boosting training and performance at 2013 FINA World Swimming Championships.

17 Jul 13
IMAX to open 35 theaters in China and Korea

CJ CGV agrees to install IMAX's next-generation laser digital projection system in South Korea by 2015.

16 Jul 13
Top engineering award for UK laser researcher Lin Li

University of Manchester professor wins the Royal Academy of Engineering’s Sir Frank Whittle Medal.

10 Jul 13
German Chancellor Merkel visits Trumpf HQ

Describes family-led SMEs as "backbone" of German business, condemns NSA spying reports.

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