2022 SPIE Startup Challenge winner VitreaLab's glass-based waveguides are innovating the lighting and displays sector. Back from Photonics West (Jan. 2022), company CEO Jonas Zeuner details VitreaLab's laser writing technology and what it means for liquid crystal displays. In a preview of an upcoming episode, University of California, Santa Barbara scientist Joel Rothman discusses the biological implications of a directed energy interstellar project that proposes to launch invertebrate organisms into and beyond the depths of the galaxy. Plus, can goldfish be taught to drive?
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