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The Optical Society’s (OSA) website for youth education,, was recently awarded Silver Honors from the Parents’ Choice Foundation for the spring of 2010. The Parents' Choice Silver Honors are given to excellent products that are designed to entertain and help children develop universally ethical attitudes, and rigorous standards and skills.

Five members of the Optical Society (OSA) were elected to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) and the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in scientific research and engineering.

The Optical Society (OSA) announced it will launch a new journal devoted to optical materials, called Optical Materials Express (OME).

Theodore Maiman Student Paper Competition, Distinguished Service Award winners recognized at OSAF events in San Jose

This Sunday, May 16, the scientific community will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the laser—an invention that began as a scientific curiosity, but which has transformed into one of the most influential technological developments in human history.

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