Inside Science TV

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Inside Science Television (ISTV) produces short-form news vignettes about cutting-edge research and development in science, engineering, and mathematics. OSA has previously partnered with ISTV, which is currently supported by the American Institute of Physics and a group of underwriters comprised of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics organizations.

Video Title/Description
Inside Science TV Segment: Many Green Laser Pointers Pose Greater Hazards Than Labeled

Ninety percent of tested laser pointers were more powerful than federal safety guidelines allow. August 29, 2013

Inside Science TV Segment: New Solar Cell Absorbs and Emits Light

A research team at the University of California, Berkeley, led by Prof. Eli Yablonovitch, has developed a new type of solar cell with record efficiency of 29%. January 3, 2013

Inside Science TV Segment: Mapping Floods with Light

The U.S. Geological Survey uses Terrestrial LIDAR to create 3-D flood maps to predict where and when floods will happen and how high waters will rise, released in advance so residents can evacuate and rescuers can prepare early. February 5, 2013

Inside Science TV Segment: Warm White LEDs: Lighting Up The Future

New bulbs save money, last longer and are better for the environment. June 7, 2013

Inside Science TV Segment: Artificial Retina Could Help Clear Your Vision

Electrical engineers have developed a new artificial retina to help restore some vision to patients with eye diseases like macular degeneration that cause vision loss. January 22, 2013

Inside Science TV Segment: New Device Lights Up Common Diabetes Complication

Detecting peripheral artery disease early may prevent diabetes-related amputations. June 13, 2013

Inside Science TV Segment: LCD Sunglasses Block Glare with Moving Pixels

A physicist has developed electronic sunglasses that blot out blinding spots of glare from the sun. April 11, 2012

Inside Science TV Segment: X-ray Laser Recreates Extreme Conditions of the Sun

Scientists at the U.S. Dept. of Energy and Oxford University were able to create a piece of matter that mimics the conditions inside the Sun using an x-ray laser. May 23, 2012

Inside Science TV Segment: Astronomy Tool Detects Eye Diseases Earlier

A new retinal-imaging method uses adaptive optics to image individual cells and layers within the eye. June 5, 2012

Inside Science TV Segment: Laser Light For Breast Cancer Imaging

A new diagnostic tool could lower the number of unnecessary surgeries for breast cancer patients. March 26, 2013