How Illuminated Are You About Lasers?

There's still something satisfyingly futuristic sounding about Lasers, even though they're astonishingly commonplace in 2012. But how do they work? (tip: they're not miracles)

That's possibly more than I ever wanted to think about Laser eye surgery, but beyond that, it's a great way to cover off slightly more than the very basics about a very common but commonly misunderstood technology. [YouTube via MAKE]


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    Hi Alex, maybe you didn't see Andrew's article from earlier today?: http://www.gizmodo.com.au/2012/06/so-how-exactly-are-lasers-created/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+GizmodoAustralia+%28Gizmodo+Australia%29

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