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Stories by Michael Riordan

Green Lasers: The Next Innovation in Chip-Based Beams

Green Lasers: The Next Innovation in Chip-Based Beams

Semiconductors can generate laser light in all colors except one. But new techniques for growing laser diodes could soon make brilliant full-spectrum displays a reality

April 6, 2009 — Shuji Nakamura and Michael Riordan

The Higgs at Last

After a three-decade search, scientists appear to have found the elusive particle. Its peculiar properties suggest a new era in physics could be about to dawn

— Michael Riordan, Guido Tonelli and Sau Lan Wu

Stand Up for Science Journalism!

Staying informed has never been more important.