Quantcast

Latest Charles Hard Townes Stories

bf6acccee8bb553473c95f210323e5351
2010-05-15 08:10:00

Fifty years ago Sunday, a man named Theodore Maiman built the first working laser.

2010-01-25 15:45:10

What would life be like without the laser?

44861309ff05dc4a7870a6805b0b2a791
2009-06-10 10:10:00

A massive bright reddish star in the Orion constellation has mysteriously shrunk by over 15 percent in the last 15 years.


Word of the Day
cowpooling
  • The practice of two or more parties jointly purchasing all or part of a butchered cow and dividing the meat between them.
The word 'cowpooling' was formed on the model of 'carpooling'.