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Physicists have built a tractor beam out of lasers that can both repel and attract objects across distances 100 times farther than previously possible.
We don't have X-wing fighters just yet, but we may soon have their laser weapons. DARPA is working on a system that's downright Lucasian.
The energy efficient, flat-shaped bulb will now retail for less than $4 in many parts of the US, and for as little as $1.97 in at least one market.
A new catalogue of the visible Milky Way is the most detailed yet, charting 219 million distinct stars in the region we can see from Earth.
A giant star in the Canis Majoris constellation isn't acting like itself, and scientists are doing their best to figure out why.
Even our sun isn't immune from cosplay fever. A recent NASA image captures a perfect storm of magnetic fields that give the sun the look of a carved Halloween pumpkin.
The discovery of a new unusually bright dead star leads astronomers to question assumptions about a type of cosmic radiation -- and pulsars themselves.
Meet the best flatscreen TVs designed for the developing world to run on 'off-grid' energy, such as personal solar panels, as named by clean energy initiative Global LEAP.
As costs drop for the easy-on-the-eyes, next-gen tech, Acuity Brands pushes a new range of lighting products. This week, it'll announce the Nomi.
The landscape of lighting is changing rapidly. Here's everything you'll need to know to keep up.