Search results for: detector

See also stories tagged with Sensor 

Making waves in spacetime

Waves on Earth's oceans move in endless rhythm along sandy beaches. Another kind of wave ripples to our planet from distant black holes in the universe.

dateJul 22, 2016 in General Physics
shares74 comments 2

Image: Not really starless at Saturn

Saturn's main rings, along with its and moons, are much brighter than most stars. As a result, much shorter exposure times (10 milliseconds, in this case) are required to produce an image and not saturate the detectors of ...

dateJul 19, 2016 in Space Exploration
shares343 comments 3