It's 10,000 times more intense than the sun's rays, and could one day fuel Germany's auto and aerospace industries.
Researchers of the Synlight project are looking into artificial light as a form of renewable energy.
by Dominic Kane
by Bernard Smith
by Jamela Alindogan
by Divya Gopalan
Africa30 Apr 2017 15:19 GMT
Twenty-six years after the end of apartheid in South Africa, black students believe university campuses are still effectively segregated.
Middle East30 Apr 2017 15:18 GMT
Erdogan says more action possible against YPG fighters in Syria, insisting US support for Kurdish group must end.
Nepal30 Apr 2017 15:45 GMT
Ueli Steck fell 1,000 metres off a ridge during preparations to climb Mount Everest.
Middle East30 Apr 2017 13:55 GMT
Ukrainian and Congolese-flagged vessels caught loading Libyan oil detained after a fierce, hours-long gun battle.
Al-Qaeda30 Apr 2017 09:44 GMT
Missiles hit a car reportedly carrying five AQAP fighters and weapons to Marib province, local media reports say.
Middle East30 Apr 2017 11:29 GMT
Fighting rages on, with US-backed SDF controlling ahout 40 percent of strategic town near ISIL's stronghold of Raqqa.
Latin America30 Apr 2017 12:20 GMT
Francis says Vatican prepared to get involved in talks between Maduro government and opposition protesters.
Europe30 Apr 2017 11:15 GMT
Centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right candidate Marine Le Pen are fighting for votes in the final round of the French presidential election on May 7.
Asia30 Apr 2017 06:43 GMT
Afghanistan is facing a jobs crisis as the withdrawal of international troops and cuts in foreign aid hurt the economy. Workers in all sectors are suffering as a result.
Donald Trump30 Apr 2017 06:54 GMT
President skips White House Correspondents' Dinner to address supporters in Harrisburg and criticise 'Washington media'.
Asia Pacific30 Apr 2017 05:12 GMT
North Korea's missile and nuclear programmes have caused fear across South Korea. But for many, the threat of attack from the north is a simple fact of everyday life.
US & Canada30 Apr 2017 05:06 GMT
A documentary about two former soldiers who fought on opposite sides in the Iran-Iraq war and then became friends after moving to Canada has premiered in Toronto.
by Agnes Poirier
by Dimitar Bechev
by Ann Deslandes
by Andrew Mitrovica
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