16 May 2008

Would he have done it if he could have foreseen Laser Floyd?

It was this day in 1960 that Dr. Theordore Maiman, a physicist working at Hughes Research Laboratories, created the first laser using a synthesized ruby crystal. Without Dr. Maiman's brilliant efforts, we would have frickin' nothing to attach to the heads of sharks today and the world would be a lesser place for that.

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