Photos of sun given unusual effect by pollen coronas
Strange rings of light were spotted around the sun in Finland, as a result of pollen in the air diffracting the sunlight.
Video captures rare 'crown flash' in skies above Miami
A rare visual phenomenon was spotted over Miami Beach on Friday, and has since been widely shared online.
Why insects are drawn to the light, according to science
Insects don't flock towards lights because they're attracted to them, but because they have a biological response that wants to keep the light above them.
Scientists make quantum light breakthrough: 'This experiment is beautiful'
The scientists have described how they made two individual quantum photons of light interact, which is very hard to do.
Bright flashes light up Austin skies as 85,000 left without power
Flashes of blue and red light were seen in Austin, Texas, as the city contends with freezing conditions.
Rare ghostly "fogbow" appears over Florida
The strange phenomenon was spotted above a highway near the affluent coastal community of Viera.
There's a supermassive black hole jet pointing straight at Earth
The jet outshone the light from the entire Milky Way galaxy by a factor of more than a thousand.
Dog owner at vets heartbroken after spotting sign on desk: "Not prepared"
"Our vet did this when we said goodbye to our sweet kitty boy before Christmas. it was so appreciated," one TikToker wrote.
Laser Beam Sends Electricity Nearly 100 Feet Through the Air
New research has found that electrical power can be transmitted wirelessly up to 100 feet using lasers.
Bizarre Optical Illusion of Chess Board Baffles Internet
"That's flipping voodoo there. Are you a witch doctor?" said one social media user in response to the illusion.
Stunning Photo Showing Rare 'Light Pillars' Shooting Into the Sky Explained
"That's probably one of the best photos of light pillars I've ever seen," said northern lights photographer Justin Anderson.
This Holographic Camera Can See Around Corners, Under Human Skin
The technology developed at Northwestern University uses walls and other obscuring surfaces to scatter light like a mirror and build an image of hidden objects.
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Bionic Brains Edge Closer With Computer Chip That Can Make Memories
Our brains create new memories, and forget old ones, by forging and breaking connections between nerve cells. Now researchers can do something similar using a light-sensitive electronic chip.
Trump Pays Tribute to Bush Phrase He Previously Mocked
"Thousand Points of Light. I never quite got that one. What the hell is that?" Trump said at a rally in July.
World's Fastest Camera Can See Light Moving in Slo-Mo
The camera's abilities could have numerous beneficial applications in a host of fields, ranging from biomedicine to materials science.
'Food Fantasy' Light Kingdom Recipes
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'Jump Force' Fighting Game Announced
Bandai Namco revealed "Jump Force," a new anime fighting game consisting of some of the biggest names in the genre during the Xbox E3 2018 briefing.
Smoking From a 24-Foot Bong Will Require a Blowtorch
The 24-foot pipe will glow under black light.
Physicists Are Trying to Turn Light Into Matter
Physicists are attempting to prove the "impossible" in a potentially groundbreaking experiment.
Ancient Tools Recently Discovered Raise New Questions
The ancient tool findings are detailed in a series of three studies published in the journal "Science."
'Chameleon' Ocean Bacteria Change to Match the Light
A single gene is responsible for this extraordinary feat.
Physics Creates New Form of Light
"It's very uncharted territory," the researchers say.
Speed of Light Could Be Dropped to Zero Using Crystals
The researchers believe the method could work for not just light, but other kinds of waves such as sound.
What Did the Beginning of the Universe Look Like?
New research shows what light was like when the universe was first born.
New Laser Could Rip Apart Space Vacuum
A super powerful laser would be used to reverse the process by which we convert heat and light into matter to create nuclear weapons.
Invisible Material Achievable With DNA, Gold Particles
"We can make structures that nobody's ever even conceived of before; this is a true man-over-nature event."
Man Torches Himself to Protest Corruption in Russia
The man reportedly wrote a letter to Vladimir Putin, before setting himself on fire in front of his local city council.
Physicists Create 'Mind-Bending' Negative Mass Device
If you pull it, it moves away. If you push it, it accelerates toward you.
Single Metalens Focuses Entire Light Spectrum
This is the first time scientists have focused every color of light with a single lens.