Three solar observatories—two in space, one on Earth—are using advanced optics to study our closest star in greater detail than ever before.
IMAGE OF THE WEEK
Bright speckles intercepted on a piece of white paper after an azimuthally polarized femtosecond laser beam is focused into a glass slide. The demonstration shows the existence of laser-induced breakdown in glass. (Photo captured in by an iPhone 6.)
[Honorable Mention, OPN 2020 Photo Contest]
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