This New "Pure" Laser Makes Fiber Optic Networks 20x Better

Whether you're a huge geek or a total luddite, you've got to be excited when scientists invent a new kind of laser, especially one that stands to replace the one we've been using for fiber optic communications for the last 40 years. A team of CalTech researchers did just that. Be excited. » 2/20/14 12:20pm 2/20/14 12:20pm