Lasers

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
10.12.18
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
7.1.17
museums

Miami’s Sprawling Frost Science Museum Is Finally Open

The new museum fuses science, art, design, and technology, with a 500,000-gallon aquarium, hammerhead sharks, and trips to the cosmos.
Monica Uszerowicz
5.12.17
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
5.3.17
Thump

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
10.7.16
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 technologies that supposedly make piloting a plane more hazardous.
Amelia Dimoldenberg
2.16.16
Science

Alistair McClymont, Creator of Artificial Tornado Machine, Captures the Beauty of Science

This beautiful and scary art what happens when an artist studies scientists at work.
Johnny Magdaleno
2.16.16
tech

An Astrophysicist Explains That Whole Deal with the Colliding Black Holes and Gravity Waves

Professor Alan Duffy explains the method behind the gravitational scientific discovery
Maddison Connaughton
2.12.16
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