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
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
internet video of particular importance

Grizzly Bear's "Mourning Sound" Video Has Butt-Drumming and Nipple Lasers

Clip of the year?
Phil Witmer
8.15.17
WTF

Watch a Dude Attempt to Cook Pancakes Using Lasers

That guy who used lasers to carve a ham and cheese bust of Vin Diesel is back, and this time, it's for breakfast.
Alex Swerdloff
7.31.17
Munchies

Man Uses Lasers to Carve Bust of Vin Diesel Out of Ham and Cheese

“Ride or die, remember?”
Alex Swerdloff
3.30.17
politics

This Dance Troupe Performs with Lasers in Their Butts

Young Boy Dancing Group's co-founder on challenging gender and sexuality with a laser in your anal sphincter.
Ali Gitlow
3.1.17
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
12.16.16
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
10.10.16
Art

This Immersive Light Sculpture Visualizes Internet Connections as Laser Beams

Digital artist Maotik creates a poetic representation of the web.
DJ Pangburn
7.19.16
Stuff

Are Lasers and Drones Making Flying More Dangerous?

We asked an expert about all the new things that supposedly make piloting a plane more hazardous.
Amelia Dimoldenberg
2.16.16
tech

An Astrophysicist Explains This Week's Gravitational Wave Breakthrough

Professor Alan Duffy explains the method behind the gravitational scientific discovery
Maddison Connaughton
2.14.16
Op-Eds

Lupe Fiasco Released One of 2015's Finest Rap Records, so Why Are People Nervous to Talk About It?

Through missteps and flops, the Chicago artist was reduced from hip-hop's most gifted to a corny rap sideshow. But Tetsuo & Youth showed it's time that was reversed.
Ryan Bassil
11.20.15
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