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Satellite Images Show How Much More Light Americans Use During The Winter Holidays
People all over the world celebrate important holidays by turning up the lights
Paperthin Sheet Gives Light, Needs Purpose
A bright idea looking for a niche
Light Forms Crystal-Like Structure On Computer Chip
Light that's truly crystal clear
Can You Guess What These Cute Pink Tiles Are Made Of?
These images are from research into new techniques for medical diagnoses and biometrics.
How It Works: An Ultra-Precise Thermometer Made From Light
This isn't your average thermometer.
How To Prove That Light Can Be Converted Into Matter
A decades-old hypothesis gets closer to solidity.
Tired? Wired? This Bulb Can Help.
Light it up
Nano-Tweezers Can Move Molecules With Light
Just in case you were getting bored with the world, we bring you a tiny tweezer made of light beams.
Quantum Microscope Uses Spooky Entangled Photons To See Better
Crisper images through physics
Preventing Superbugs By Deactivating Antibiotics With A Flash Of Light
The popularity of antibiotics has led to mutations in bacteria that make the little buggers stronger than ever. But what if we could shut down antibiotics as soon as they're no longer needed?