5 amazing things about fibre optics

5 amazing things about fibre optics

In 2013, the United Kingdom saw its annual number of installed optical fibres grow to 172%. You are most likely to find optical fibres in high speed internet cables, but what are they? Why are they so special and what else are they used for? Here are 5 amazing things...
3 things you probably didn’t know about lasers

3 things you probably didn’t know about lasers

You probably know lasers as a staple of the Sci-Fi genre or as part of a high-tech security system in a heist film, but behind the fantasy there is some interesting science at work. Starting with the name, the word laser is actually an acronym for Light Amplification...