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Scientists at Stanford University may have overcome one of the major hurdles in developing high-efficiency, long-lasting solar cells—keeping them cool, even in the blistering heat of the noonday Sun.

The Optical Society (OSA) today published the first issue of Optica, its new open-access, online-only journal dedicated to rapidly disseminating the highest-impact peer-reviewed research across the entire spectrum of optics and photonics.

Long hours of nighttime driving can cause eyestrain because while our vision adapts to the surrounding darkness, the sudden stabs of brightness from streetlamps can be irritating, distracting and even painful.

The Optical Society (OSA) today praised the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) for issuing a “Dear Colleague” letter encouraging research proposals in the area of optics and photonics in Fiscal Year 2015.

The Optical Society (OSA) today praised the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) for issuing a "Dear Colleague" letter encouraging research proposals in the area of optics and photonics in Fiscal Year 2015.

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