Texas Observer Staff

  • Texas Petawatt Laser

    Eye on Texas: UT-Austin’s Petawatt Laser

    Once the most powerful laser in the world, the Texas Petawatt Laser lies beneath the University of Texas, and continues to awe scientists around the world. Full Story

  • Marcial Castro Estrada

    Hardship in Pachay las Lomas, Guatemala

    Marcial Castro Estrada recounts his experiences during the height of the Guatemalan Civil War during the early eighties, and the difficult conditions that led his son to being smuggled into the United States at the Texas-Mexico border. Full Story