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Boston University Team Makes Strides in Detecting and Controlling Terahertz Radiation. Devices that can mimic Superman's X-ray vision and see through clothing, walls or human flesh are the stuff of comic book fantasy, but a group of scientists at Boston University (BU) has taken a step toward making such futuristic devices a reality.

The Optical Society (OSA) today commended the U.S. House of Representatives for considering and passing House Resolution 1310, “Recognizing the 50th Anniversary of the Laser.”

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Celebrate and Educate: 50th Anniversary of the Laser Invention Recognized with Contests, Comic Books, Experiments, Pioneer Profiles, Videos and More

The Optical Society (OSA) is pleased to announce the 2010 recipients of its awards and medals. The recipients include:


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