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About the Author
Todd Neff is an award-winning science, environment, and healthcare journalist. Previously, he was science and environment reporter for the Boulder Daily Camera and a 2007-2008 Ted Scripps Fellow in Environmental Journalism. His work has appeared in Smithsonian Air & Space, Business 2.0, Mashable, and Compliance Week, among other publications. He is the author of From Jars to the Stars, which won the Colorado Book Award for history in 2012.
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Excerpted from "The Laser That's Changing the World"
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Hutchie 7
Chapter 2 Enter the Laser 22
Chapter 3 Into Thin Air 34
Chapter 4 Plane Crashes, Hailstorms, and Distant Planets 43
Chapter 5 Take the Plunge 60
Chapter 6 Disco Ball in Space 73
Chapter 7 Zapping Mars, Moon, Mercury, and Even Earth 85
Chapter 8 Land and Ice 94
Chapter 9 Trees and Archaeological Treasures 104
Chapter 10 Glass Half Full 122
Chapter 11 Firepond 134
Chapter 12 Map Quest 147
Chapter 13 Atoms to Bytes 162
Chapter 14 Hit the Road (Slowly) 181
Chapter 15 Debacle in the Desert 193
Chapter 16 The Road Ahead 205
Chapter 17 Glue, Drones, and Radioactive Pipes 217