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.

dateAug 15, 2011 in Robotics
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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 movie animators ...

dateJun 13, 2011 in Computer Sciences
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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 to create the ...

dateSep 27, 2010 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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