light experiments


International Day of Light

16th May sees the fourth annual International Day of Light, a worldwide event organised by the United Nations to celebrate the importance of light in science, technology and art. The idea stemmed from the Year of Light held in 2015, which saw over 13,000 events held in 147 countries across the world. The Day of Light […]

By 3B Scientific | Physics . Science

The Light at the End of the Tunnel .. is Twisted!

Could this be the next big thing for wi-fi and our need to carry more data at faster speeds? Scientists have recently reported in Nature Photonics, their ability to manipulate the orbital angular momentum of light beams (OAM).  In doing so, these 'twisted' light waves could carry significantly more data than current optical fiber and […]

By Joanna | Physics . Science