News tagged with lighting

A nano-roundabout for light

Just like in normal road traffic, crossings are indispensable in optical signal processing. In order to avoid collisions, a clear traffic rule is required. A new method has now been developed at TU Wien to provide such a ...

dateDec 08, 2016 in Optics & Photonics
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ANU invention to inspire new night-vision specs

Scientists at The Australian National University (ANU) have designed a nano crystal around 500 times smaller than a human hair that turns darkness into visible light and can be used to create light-weight night-vision glasses.

dateDec 07, 2016 in Nanophysics
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Image: Chaos at Hyperion

The moon Hyperion tumbles as it orbits Saturn. Hyperion's (168 miles or 270 kilometers across) spin axis has a chaotic orientation in time, meaning that it is essentially impossible to predict how the moon will be spinning ...

dateDec 06, 2016 in Space Exploration
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