Image: NASA rover Opportunity's selfie shows clean machine
In its sixth Martian winter, NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity now has cleaner solar arrays than in any Martian winter since its first on the Red Planet, in 2005. Cleaning effects of wind events in ...
Camera system aids cancer clinical trial (w/ Video)
With a new, commercially available camera system using Cornell-developed nanoparticles that make cancer cells glow, the way is lit for surgeons diagnosing and removing tumors.
Researcher seeks to lessen failures in computerized visual recognition programs
Computer programs that use facial or image recognition systems—be it security cameras or applications that search databases for everything from photographs of wanted criminals to images of bears – are like any other technological ...
NASA Cassini images may reveal birth of a Saturn moon
(Phys.org) —NASA's Cassini spacecraft has documented the formation of a small icy object within the rings of Saturn that may be a new moon, and may also provide clues to the formation of the planet's known ...
Microscope camera to shed light how living cells behave
A powerful camera is being developed that will enable scientists to examine living cells in unprecedented detail.
Building a cutting-edge camera for the Cherenkov Telescope Array
(Phys.org) —Key components for a new type of camera that will collect only the faintest, fastest flashes of light in the night sky are being assembled and tested now at SLAC. Their eventual destination: ...
Scientists probe the next generation of 2-D materials
As the properties and applications of graphene continue to be explored in laboratories all over the world, a growing number of researchers are looking beyond the one-atom-thick layer of carbon for alternative materials that ...
Connected devices in smart homes have control issues
A new mathematics for experimental science
Mathematics is the ultimate scientific tool. For centuries it has been used to describe the forces of nature, from planetary motion to fluid dynamics. It helped unlock the secrets of DNA and unleashed the ...
Ultra tiny camera has no lens – uses algorithm to develop pictures
Can you drive fast enough to avoid being clocked by speed cameras?
Anyone wanting to avoid being caught out by speed cameras can do so very simply - by obeying the speed limits.
Camera used on moon landing sold for $758,489
It was put on auction as a camera that made it to the moon and back. And it had its price—nearly $760,000.
Unique camera from NASA's moon missions sold at auction
The only camera to return from NASA's moon missions in 1969-1972 was sold at an auction in Vienna Saturday for 550,000 euros ($760,000), far outdoing its estimated price.
New infrared technique aims to remotely detect dangerous materials
For most people, infrared technology calls to mind soldiers with night-vision goggles or energy audits that identify where heat escapes from homes during the winter season.