News tagged with blur

Lockheed Martin develops maple-seed-like drone

The seeds that drop from maple trees each fall, whirring softly to the ground like silent one-winged helicopters, are the inspiration for a new kind of flying machine that could be useful for military information-gathering.

Aug 15, 2011
4.3 / 5 (12) 39

Faster computer graphics

Photographs of moving objects are almost always a little blurry — or a lot blurry, if the objects are moving rapidly enough. To make their work look as much like conventional film as possible, game and ...

Jun 13, 2011
5 / 5 (7) 0 | with audio podcast

Why it's all a blur

Fake miniatures fool the brain, but only in photographs, say scientists. CSI and the BBC's new Sherlock Holmes have something in common, and it’s not crime-fighting. Both TV series have used camera trickery ...

Sep 27, 2010
4.8 / 5 (8) 0 | with audio podcast