Image: Sunrise flight to the space station

Orbital ATK's Cygnus resupply ship with its cymbal-ike UltraFlex solar arrays approaches the International Space Station's robotic arm Canadarm2 as both spacecraft fly into an orbital sunrise on Nov. 14, 2017.

Lens trick doubles odds for quantum interaction

It's not easy to bounce a single particle of light off a single atom that is less than a billionth of a metre wide. However, researchers at the Centre for Quantum Technologies at the National University of Singapore have ...

NASA laser communications to provide Orion faster connections

NASA is working to forever change the way astronauts communicate to and from space using an advanced laser communications system called LEMNOS, which will enable exponentially faster connections than ever before.

Scientists develop new metasurfaces for deep UV-imaging

Russian researchers have developed a new material that converts infrared light to ultrashort pulses of ultraviolet. For this purpose, the scientists exposed silicon film to a laser so that its relief adjusted under the light ...

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