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Infrared detector to free up Internet of tomorrow

Silicon-based device would boost optical bandwidth

Go-ahead for protest-hit Thirty Meter Telescope, but with fewer future sites on Mauna Kea

A quarter of existing facilities to be decommissioned before new telescope is operational

Nascent 'Kuiper belt' seen encircling nearby star

Discovery could help us understand how the early solar system evolved

Do atoms going through a double slit ‘know’ if they are being observed?

Wheeler's "delayed choice" gedanken done with single helium atom

New maze-like beamsplitter is world's smallest

Device could be used for "light-speed" photonic computing

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