New Microchips Convert Data Stored as Light Waves into Sound Waves

This world first — like "storing lightning inside thunder"— could forever change electronic devices.

September 18, 2017

A New Computer Chip Can Store Quantum Information in the Form of Light

It’s the smallest device of its kind ever created.

September 12, 2017

Researchers Develop New Method of Tracking Endoscopes Inside the Body

A new device can detect photons through up to 20 centimeters of tissue.

September 5, 2017

Physicists Have Made Exotic Quantum States From Light

This puts us one step closer to living in a world with quantum computers.

August 16, 2017

Optical Microscopes Let Us See Inside Solar Cells

For everyone who has ever wondered what the inside of a solar cell looks like.

December 8, 2016

Scientists Just Created a Key Component For a Quantum Internet

A more efficient converter brings the quantum internet closer to reality.

November 30, 2016

A New Quantum Age: Scientists Now Have a Reliable Way to Create Single Photons

This is key to better quantum experiments.

November 29, 2016

Putting Light in a Box: Haroche and His Nobel Prize Winning Idea

Photon manipulation may be the key to a variety of future tech.

October 9, 2016

Twisting Light: New Measurements Could Revolutionize How We Use Light

Taking a (much) closer look at the properties of light.

September 29, 2016

10-trillionths of Your Suntan Comes From Light Beyond Our Galaxy

Everytime you go outside, 10 billion intergalactic photons hit you each second.

August 14, 2016