Lasers

space lasers

Aliens Might Notice Us if We Shot a Giant Laser at Them, Study Says

Two emerging technologies could be combined to produce a powerful infrared signal that could be spotted from distant planets, according to research in The Astrophysical Journal.
Becky Ferreira
11.6.18
Health

A Manic Investigation Into the Many Medical Uses of Lasers

Or, how to occupy your mind when your dad is undergoing prostate surgery.
Cole Nowicki
10.13.18
videos

The Chemist Whose DIY Lasers Are Too Dangerous for YouTube

The YouTuber 'Styropyro' recycles tech to turn old parts into lightsabers and laser bazookas.
Matthew Gault
8.16.18
Dark Arts

Holograms, Lasers, and Optical Illusions: Installation Artist Matthew Schreiber is a Master of Light

The Brooklyn-based artist is coming to Australia for Dark Mofo.
Hayley Morgan
6.19.18
light art

Pulsing Laser Installation Sweeps Viewers into an Electronic World

The room housing Ryoichi Kurokawa's 'Node 5:5' hisses like a snake and glows with energy and danger.
Anna Marks
7.2.17
dark mofo 2017

Chris Levine is Lighting Up Hobart With the Biggest Laser Show Dark Mofo's Ever Seen

The legendary UK-based light artist has worked with the likes of Antony and the Johnsons, Grace Jones, and Sigur Ros.
Katherine Gillespie
5.24.17
Installation

Portuguese Laser Artists Opened a Cosmic Portal in a Parking Garage

Laser machines project an array of dynamic light patterns on to the walls of Silo-Auto.
Nathaniel Ainley
5.10.17
physics

Distract Yourself Forever with Instagram’s Best Collection of Science Toys

Consider Dr. Raymond Hall's @physicsfun your new favorite account.
DJ Pangburn
5.4.17
Art

260-Laser Light Art Installation Hits Houston

Tundra's incredible immersive array of light and sound comes to Day for Night in Houston.
Nathaniel Ainley
12.18.16
Features

A History of the Laser in Dance Music

From disco parties in the 70s to Daft Punk's carnival-of-lights show at Coachella 2006, here's how lasers became a big part of what defines a rave.
Michaelangelo Matos
10.7.16
Art

This Immersive Light Sculpture Visualises Internet Connections as Laser Beams

Digital artist Maotik creates a poetic representation of the web.
DJ Pangburn
7.20.16
New music

Do You Want to Watch Rae Sremmurd Ride Dinosaurs That Shoot Lasers? Of Course You Do

Watch the video for "Over Here," featuring BoBo Swae, the latest piece of evidence Rae Sremmurd might be the most important rap group of our time.
Kyle Kramer
3.25.16
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