Light, Matter and Energy
Every day Einstein: Lasers
Einstein work helped in the making of many things! Here's how his ideas led to lasers:
What Lasers Mean To You
Did you know the word LASER stands for "Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation"? Lasers are used in all sorts of things today, including supermarket checkout scanners, medical equipment and CD players. A tiny laser is used to read the bumps and grooves on a CD and translate the pattern into sound.