Photographer Robert Shults spent nine months shooting inside the Texas lab that hosts the intensely powerful Petawatt laser to create new collection The Superlative Light. He drew inspiration not just from his evocative subject, but from his favorite scifi movies, like Alphaville and The Fly. » 3/08/15 12:30pm 3/08/15 12:30pm

Real life laser scientists photographed as B-movie heroes

We don't see scientists portrayed as heroes very often in pop culture these days. Usually, scientists are the ones who unleash something terrible onto the world. But when photographer Robert Shults visited the Texas Petawatt Laser, one of the world's most powerful lasers, he was determined to capture the heroism of… » 2/26/14 6:00pm 2/26/14 6:00pm