Light & Optics
What is a Photon?
A description of the photon and what it means.
Optics for Kids
Optical Research Associates provides this nice outline of topics in optics that are appropriate for elementary age children, or for anyone who is curious about some of the fundamental concepts in optics.
Journal: Optics Express
This is "the international electronic journal of optics" offers free subscription services and search of their online archive of peer-reviewed papers.
This information hub for the optical engineering and photonics community is maintained by Tower Optical Corporation. It has some interesting information that may be of interest to those in the field, or even just interested in optics and photonic research.
Is Invisibility Possible?
From H.G. Wells' Invisible Man to Star Trek's cloaking devices to Harry Potter's cloak of invisibility, the prospect of turning invisible has long been a part of popular culture. Now it appears some scientists may be close to turning the dream of invisibility into a reality ... sort of.