Posts Tagged ‘science’

Someone just invented an Iron Man-like, palm-mounted laser weapon

July 11, 2011 Leave a comment

Finally, Iron Man lives:

On a rainy weekend last year, Patrick Priebe, a German lab technician and Iron Man fanatic who rewatches the film and its sequel every week, decided to build a compact yet powerful laser inspired by Tony Stark’s repulsor-beam weapon. In the U.S., the maximum strength for consumer laser pointers is typically five milliwatts; Priebe’s handheld laser is 1,000 milliwatts, enough to instantly blind anyone not wearing special safety glasses.

Supermoon pics from around the world

March 21, 2011 Leave a comment

Here’s my favorite:

See the entire list here.