Scientists Use ‘Breathalyzers’ and Lasers to Measure Cow Burps and Farts
Oklahoma cows belch out about a half-pound of methane daily.
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.
Scientists Want to Punch Holes in Clouds With Ultra-Hot Lasers from Space
The satellite laser communication revolution is just around the corner, but it has one especially obstinate foe—overcast weather.
A Manic Investigation into the Many Medical Uses of Lasers
Or, how to occupy your mind when your dad is undergoing prostate surgery.
Watch the Trippy Winners of a Microscopic Film Contest
Nikon's Small World in Motion honors the best movie or time-lapse photography taken through a microscope.
Watch 100,000 Volts of Electricity Course Through a Circuit Board in Slow Motion
Electricity always follows the past of least resistance, and that can make for some dangerously beautiful effects.
The Chemist Whose DIY Lasers Are Too Dangerous for YouTube
The YouTuber 'Styropyro' recycles tech to turn old parts into lightsabers and laser bazookas.
The US Navy Bought Its First Big Laser Cannon
New, drone-frying weapon could go to sea in 2020.
Physicists Made an Unprecedented 53 Qubit Quantum Simulator
These special quantum computers are able to model physical interactions that are too complex for conventional supercomputers.
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Grizzly Bear's "Mourning Sound" Video Has Butt-Drumming and Nipple Lasers
Clip of the year?
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.
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.