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Sony might have released its 4K projector with glass speakers, marble top and what not, but not many of us can throw $30,000 for a projector. Looking for something that could be considered affordable when compared to Sony's extravagance? Say hello to the limited-edition Mi laser Projector. When we ...
LGS Innovations has been awarded contract to support NASA's efforts to use deep space laser communications to transmit science and engineering data from a probe of a rare nickel-iron asteroid, the company said. The contract will support the laser transmitter assembly on NASA's Deep Space Optical ...

Two years ago, Garneau's department began an education campaign describing the danger and outlining the serious penalties those who point lasers at airplanes face ($100,000 fine and five years in jail) but Garneau said those who are responsible for most of the attacks "know darn well what they're ...
The US Department of Energy intends to close a premier facility that has long led one of the three principal approaches to initiating nuclear fusion through the use of powerful lasers. DOE plans to initiate a "three-year rampdown" of the University of Rochester's Laboratory for laser Energetics (LLE) in the ...
As we reach the limits of what computer processors can do, "biologists are testing a new way to efficiently sift through mountains of genomic data: lasers," said Jamie Condliffe at technology Review. The U.K.-based startup Optalysys has begun experimenting with a processor that "encodes data onto light ...
The MLS machine is one of those ways. Its laser runs two parallel wavelengths to parts of the body. Photons of light from lasers penetrate deeply into tissue and accelerate the growth of new cells. The laser light reduces scarring, too. "It decreases inflammation, irritation and swelling. It also stimulates the ...

Archaeology might evoke thoughts of intrepid explorers and painstaking digging, but in fact researchers say it is a high-tech laser mapping technique that is rewriting the textbooks at an unprecedented rate. The approach, known as light detection and ranging scanning (lidar) involves directing a rapid ...
These include Spell Practice where two players race to properly cast a spell the fastest, Dumbledore's army which is like a Potterverse version of Rock, Paper, Scissors, and Wizard Tag which is reminiscent of laser tag where you're trying to out-magic your opponent by casting spells and slowly decreasing ...
BASE Camp is hosting its second annual Family Fun Fair on Feb. 24 in Fort Collins. The fair is free and has activities for the whole family. Meet Star wars characters, join a game of mobile laser tag, participate in the silent auction and more. Proceeds from the silent auction and event sponsorships will ...
Alfonse D'Amato testified Thursday in the couple's child custody case she didn't remember telling police anything about lasers after placing a 911 call about a possible home intrusion that led to her involuntary hospital stay. Katuria D'Amato's account followed earlier police testimony that she said on Sept.
Transport Minister Marc Garneau has instructed his officials to explore "all possible options" to crack down on the dangerous practice of aiming laser pointers at aircraft. And a federal official says those options include banning certain types of lasers outright. The number of laser incidents has actually ...
The newly approved Robotic laser Coating Removal System vaporizes paint in a self-contained process that significantly reduces environmental hazards to maintainers. Air Force Research Laboratory contributed technical expertise to help enable the use of this technology for production f-16 aircraft.
"We found a company that uses laser beams," said Burton. "They travel up and down the corridor and scare the birds off." According to a document we obtained from the city, technicians used high powered avian lasers for weeks last year, scaring the birds elsewhere. "If you shoo them off, and they breed somewhere else, ...
In a recent article in scientific journal Optik, a faculty member at China's Air Force engineering University proposed building a laser-armed satellite, a "broom" to do battle with the pernicious problem of space debris. laser-armed satellites, naturally, generate a lot of attention, and so the proposal of Quan ...
This feature is similar to single-colour property of most laser beams. Like visible lasers, the light from fireflies does not have any infrared or ultraviolet frequencies. Both lasers and fireflies emit a light that is highly directional, which means it does not diverge or spread much and goes as a narrow bright beam.
Structural applications of steel have long made use of elongated beams with carefully designed profiles, whose geometry gives them specific mechanical properties. Nowadays, the variety of cutting and joining techniques are available which means increasingly intricate steel sections can be produced to ...
In the latest studies, Mordechai Segev of the Technion Institute in Haifa, Israel, and his collaborators used topological photonics to create a laser beam, in which the light waves are in phase. The team etched an array of circular channels into the surface of a chip of semiconductor material, and cast infrared ...

NASA has decided to use fragments of Martian meteorites for target practice ahead of the Mars 2020 mission, then send one back to Mars. The instrument doing the shooting is called SHERLOC - short for "Scanning Habitable Environments with Raman and Luminescence for Organics and chemicals" - an ...
US president wants a $66 million (£55m) to continue his top secret laser weapon programme which is set to revolutionise warfare as well as neutralising ... It is understood the laser that can be mounted on a drone which can be used to seek out and destroy enemy missiles while still on the launch pad.
Park City--Sentient lasers, the leading pre-owned aesthetic laser company that buys, sells, warranties, and provides service contracts for aesthetic lasers and devices, is marking its 10th year in business. Since its inception in 2009, the company has worked tirelessly to build and grow the then-fragmented ...
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Army is going to assess the possibility of putting a 50-kilowatt laser onto its short-range air defense, or SHORAD, objective solution in less ... "As part of the objective solution, the 50 kilowatt laser will be assessed for possible transition from science and technology to an objective ...
Two ODIN units have apparently already been funded, and the 2019 budget provides for three more (installation costs will be covered in the 2020 budget). Each ODIN unit consists of a "Beam Director (telescope, optics, Fast Steering Mirrors); Lower Power lasers (2); Sensors (Coarse Track, Fine Track, ...
The current on the surface is not affected by defects, sharp corners or disorder; it continues unidirectionally without being scattered. Two years ago, the team wondered if there could be a way to utilize notions from topological science into laser physics. This could lead to altogether new families of lasers with ...
PLAINFIELD - A 65-year-old Plainfield man was cited by police after he allegedly shined a laser pointer at another man who was using a snowblower on his sidewalk, police said. On Friday evening, a 36-year-old man was outside snow-blowing his sidewalk in front of his home in the 2300 block of Mystic ...
Anyone interested in volunteering to help with the downtown bird control efforts should call Artesia MainStreet at (575) 746-1117. The city says the fireworks were just moving the birds to different areas of Main Street and not scaring them out of town. They've used the laser approach for a week now and say ...
The U.S. Agriculture Department on Tuesday will begin using pyrotechnics, lasers, spotlights, amplified recordings of crow distress calls and crow effigies to try to scare the birds away from Trenton. USDA district supervisor and biologist Kimberly Clapper tells NJ.com crows and other birds in the winter form ...
Trenton have been overrun by crows. An estimated 30,000 of them have taken up residence this winter in New Jersey's capital city. Now, the city is partnering with the United States Department of Agriculture to get the crows to leave. Starting Tuesday, the crows will be scared off using pyrotechnics, lasers, ...
Federal Aviation Administration officials said two separate aircrafts were the target of laser beams Sunday night in Portland. The laser strikes were reported just a couple hours apart, and both pilots said they were green beams, according to the FAA. One of the strikes, a Portland police Bureau ...
Why does a low-power laser cost $61 million but scaling it up to sufficient power only cost $5 million? The answer lies in recent innovations in solid-state fiber lasers. Unlike highly volatile chemical lasers or less powerful solid-state bulk lasers, solid-state fiber lasers use the same sort of fiber-optic ...
(KOIN) - Pilots from two separate aircraft reported having parts of their planes illuminated by a laser beam, federal officials confirmed. The first incident happened around 6:30 p.m. Sunday when a Falcon Jet FA50 was hit by a green laser while traveling north-northwest at 5,000 feet, 30 miles south of ...
According to notes of a January 3, 2016 meeting between Levandowski, Kalanick, and other Uber officials, "laser is the sauce"--there was "no clear substitute" besides LiDAR (and allegedly, Waymo's trade secrets) to advance Uber's autonomous research. "laser is the sauce" quickly became a line that ...
Promising neon futuresport laser League, in which you try to murder enemies with walls of light, has just hit Early Access, and if you're quick you can grab if for a 30% discount. The game is "polished and fully-formed" and developer Roll7 is aiming for a full release before the end of March, but it'll monitor ...
Since the incident, however, some have stepped forward to explain what exactly the lasers were. In the comment seen below, an anonymous user stated, "As someone who is currently in the photography business, I can tell you that the laser is due to an AF assist lamp where its used to help the camera ...
Researchers have developed a new type of organic vortex laser, which is a laser that emits a helical beam of light. In the future, miniature arrays of these vortex lasers, each with a slightly different spiral shape, may be used in applications such as 3D TV displays, microscopy, and as information carriers for ...
The light source these researchers study consists of an initial step where pulses of light from a traditional laser are passed through a special crystal and converted into a wavelength range that's difficult to access with conventional lasers. Then, a series of mirrors bounce the light pulses around in a feedback ...
Using a laser beam one quadrillion times brighter than the sun, physicists have stopped electrons travelling at near-light speeds for the first time. The experiment produced a quantum mechanical phenomenon that was previously only thought to occur around black holes and quasars. This effect is termed a ...
A new way to modify the dipole moment of cholesteric liquid crystals may improve future laser technology. An international team of researchers has created a new technique that allows lasers to electrically switch emission between the long-and-short-wavelength edges of the photonic bandgap by applying ...
Authorities have released video showing the moment a laser was pointed at a police helicopter as it flew over Adelaide's northeast on Wednesday night, potentially endangering the aircraft's safety. As the video, released on Thursday shows, the PolAir chopper was flying over the Rostrevor area just before ...
Except, there does seem to be rather a lot of coincidences piling up. First, there was Kalanick's intense focus on the very technology in which Levandowski specializes - LIDAR. LIDAR is critical to autonomous vehicles. It is a fast, accurate radar-like system that uses lasers to see what is going on around a ...
A 54-year-old Rostrevor man was arrested and charged with possessing a prohibited weapon and prejudicing the safe operation of an aircraft. The laser was found and seized by police. Authorities have repeatedly warned about the dangers posed by lasers, which are considered weapons, especially with ...
But by boosting the power from 150 kilowatts per shot to 300 kilowatts, it's possible to destroy incoming missiles - before they hit their targets. The pair of cannons cost the US Navy a lofty $150 million, but that's a small fee for the added security the mega-lasers will bring. One laser will remain on land, and ...
They were able to observe this radiation reaction by colliding a laser beam one quadrillion (a billion million) times brighter than light at the surface of the sun with a high-energy beam of electrons. The experiment, which required extreme precision and exquisite timing, was achieved using the Gemini laser ...
A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld the prison sentence for a man who pointed a laser at a Kansas City police helicopter. ... A helicopter from children's Mercy hospital was used to demonstrate how lasers pointed at aircraft can be distracting and dangerous to the pilot, passengers, and people on ...
Lidar works much like radar, but instead of sending out radio waves it emits pulses of infrared light--aka lasers invisible to the human eye--and measures how long they take to come back after hitting ... Self-driving cars use other sensors to see, notably radars and cameras, but laser vision is hard to match.
Eventually, the light waves bounced out of an exit channel--pulsating in step as a focused laser beam. The experiments, carried out with collaborators at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, showed that the lasers were more energetically efficient and produced higher-quality beams--meaning they ...
Researchers have identified more than 60,000 previously unknown structures in northern Guatemala after extensive aerial LiDAR (Light Detection And Ranging) surveys. Their findings show that the region's pre-Columbian civilization was "far more complex and interconnected than most Maya specialists ...
lasers on planes used to reveal massive massive complex of Mayan ruins. Sat, Feb 03. With the high-tech help scientists have found that Maya civilization was more advanced and populous than previously imagined. Share Video; facebook · twitter · E-mail; Embed. Copy this code to your website or blog.
A Modesto man was arrested for shining a laser pointer at a sheriff helicopter in flight early Saturday morning. Just before 1 a.m. Saturday, the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department Air101 helicopter was patrolling over the city of Modesto when it began being hit by a green laser light. The pilot and flight ...
The usual lunch and pool tables of the Hawkeye Room on the IMU ground floor retired for the weekend to be replaced with a laser-tag obstacle course for Dance Marathon participants. Once competitors picked out their weapons of choice and assumed their positions, the lights went out, leaving the room ...
They were hidden there, all this time, under the cover of tree canopies in the jungles of northern Guatemala: tens of thousands of structures built by the Maya over a millennium ago. Not far from the sites tourists already know, like the towering temples of the ancient city of Tikal, laser technology has ...


 

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