Non-lethal incident prevents lift-off of optical communications system, developed by Japanese team.
Rochester Institute of Technology graduate previously worked on several Earth observation programs, spearheading lidar development for space applications.
Photonics and quantum technology development firm M Squared is opening a quantum research facility in Glasgow, Scotland.
Anthony Levandowski left Google’s Waymo division to set up self-driving startup subsequently acquired by Uber.
To become Society’s President in 2022, Anita Mahadevan-Jansen is leader in biomedical engineering and biophotonics.
California firm claims that imported Chinese auto lidar systems violate US competition law.
Giant components fabricated at the Caris Mirror Lab will take astronomy to the next level.
Huge mirror components fabricated at Tucson mirror laboratory are destined for the Giant Magellan Telescope.
Inaugural grant of $500,000 creates chair in optical sciences at the University of Arizona.
Huge interest from youthful crowd prompts move to a larger conference room at San Diego meeting.
Plenary talk from ESA's Martin Gehler outlines plan to launch giant laser interferometer in space.
Geostationary satellite forms part of optical network enabling near-live observation of activity on Earth.