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.
"No, no, I don't mind being called the smartest man in the world. I just wish
it wasn't this one."
-- Adrian Veidt/Ozymandias, WATCHMEN