EngnrFrmrlyKnownAsAC writes: Communicating with lasers is becoming (has become?) the hot new thing. While most researchers are seeking faster throughput, NASA set its sights in a different direction: the moon. Today they announced the first successful one-way laser communication "at planetary distances." What did they send? An image of the Mona Lisa, of course. Read more.
"The urge to destroy is also a creative urge."
[ed. note - I would say: The urge to destroy may sometimes be a creative urge.]