Thanks to the crisis in Libya, terms like "no fly zone," "air defense" and "anti-aircraft missiles" are bombarding the headlines once again with a vengeance.
The U.S. Navy recently tested an advanced laser weapon that could eventually help take out Somali pirates terrorizing the high seas.
Clearly the coolest thing about being part of the armed forces is being allowed to shoot really big, awesome guns. What’s even cooler? Being able to shoot a really cool big, awesome laser!
Scientists at Los Alamos National Lab say they're months ahead of schedule with the Office of Naval Research's 'superlaser' weapon.
BAE Systems has developed a new weapon to help defeat pirates on the high seas - by dazzling them with laser light.
In the beginning was the equation - and University of Michigan researchers say they've demonstrated mathematically that it's possible to make something out of nothing.
MIT researchers have developed a camera capable of capturing images of objects that are not in its direct line of sight.
Star Trek tractor beams have existed for some time, but have only been able to move tiny objects for very short distances.
An Australian company is to build the world's first automated laser system to track dangerous space junk.
Raytheon and the US Navy say they have successfully used a combined-beam fiber laser to shoot down unmanned aerial vehicles in flight.
Wicked Lasers is defying a cease and desists letter from Lucas Films, calling on it to stop selling its Spyder III Pro Arctic laser.
In official censuses over the last few years, hundreds of thousands of people have listed their religion as Jedi - indeed, it's the second-largest religious affiliation in New Zealand.
A British team has developed a low-cost laser that can detect hidden explosives from a much greater distance than existing devices.