This could be the theme for a whole blog in itself. Seeing this report in The Register got me thinking, it really is true: one man’s amazing scientific discovery is sure to become an entire nation’s cripplingly expensive defense research project.
“The ability to generate laser light from a biocompatible source placed inside a patient could be useful,” comments Yun, though at the moment he is thinking more of medical imaging and such like as opposed to the ability to emit deadly energy rays from one’s eyes or similar.
OK. I can’t resist: