articles tagged: laser
how to cool things to absolute zero using only a laser
# science

how to cool things to absolute zero using only a laser

We’re used to lasers being either death beams, or harmless little points of light. But we also use lasers to cool matter to absolute zero and probe the limits of physics.

so, about that jewish space laser…
# oddities

so, about that jewish space laser…

An absurd conspiracy embraced by a GOP congresswoman would be funny if she wasn’t serious and if people knew more about how lasers and space solar really work.

when lasers learn how to turn a corner…
# science

when lasers learn how to turn a corner…

A new experiment unlocks quantum behaviors that can make laser beams more cohesive and negotiate more complicated trajectories.