Light of Other Days by Bob Shaw:
Science Fiction Inventions, Technology and Ideas

Wonderful short story by Bob Shaw; one of the first stories to make use of Bose-Einstein condensates that cause light to slow down to walking speed. Read Light of Other Days right now - it will take you about ten minutes and it's a great story. Select an invention:

Slow Glass (Scenedow) - a scendow for your apartment
A window made of Bose-Einstein Condensate that slows light to a snail's pace.

 

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