Research

ANALYSIS & OPINION

Photonics in orbit

Matthew Dale takes a look at some of the space technologies presented at Laser World of Photonics, including lidar for global methane analysis and laser communication technology

ANALYSIS & OPINION

Gravitational-wave astronomy: opening a new window on the cosmos

On 14 September, the scientific community celebrated the anniversary of gravitational wave detection. Professor Martin Hendry from the University of Glasgow, whose team helped construct the LIGO facilities, discusses the work that preceded last year's discovery and what the future holds for the field of gravitational-wave astronomy

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