November 2021

The future of LEDS lies some way beyond the humble LED bulb. (Image: LariBat/shutterstock.com)

 

LEDs: filling the world with white light

As nations turn to LED lighting to save energy and cut emissions, industry players are still chasing efficiencies and searching for the elusive, right light, reports Rebecca Pool

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Sourcing skills for next-gen factories

Manufacturing firms must help inspire young engineers as production plants embrace digital technologies, Matthew Dale finds

Sydney Institute for Astronomy researchers have developed a new type of wavefront sensor that leverages a ‘photonic lantern’ and deep learning. (Norris et al.)

Lighting the way for astronomy

Researchers have developed a wavefront sensor using a ‘photonic lantern’ that could optimise humanity’s viewing of the cosmos

At Nasa’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, engineers integrate the gamma ray and neutron spectrometer into the Psyche spacecraft. (Image: NASA/JPL-Caltech)

Psyched for launch

A gamma ray and neutron spectrometer was recently installed on the ‘Psyche’ spacecraft, which will launch next year to probe a distant asteroid and uncover clues about the origins of our solar system

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