Metal nanoparticles shine with customizable color (w/ video)
(PhysOrg.com) -- Engineers at Harvard have demonstrated a new kind of tunable color filter that uses optical nanoantennas to obtain precise control of color output.
Panasonic tech fixes color setbacks in low light photos (w/ video)
From here to infinity: 3-D map plots every color farther than the eye can see
All Virginia Commonwealth University professor Robert Meganck wanted was a better technique to teach color theory to his students.
Rosetta: OSIRIS detects hints of ice in the comet's neck
The Hapi region on the neck of Rosetta's comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko reflects red light less effectively than most other regions on the comet. It thus appears slightly blueish. The Hapi region is located ...
New analysis yields improvements in a classic 3D imaging technique
Research conducted at Curtin University in Perth has enabled significant increases in image quality in a widely used 3D printing technique that is more than 100 years old.
Color printing at highest resolution possible enabled by use of arrays of metal-coated nanostructures
Commercial laser printers typically produce pin-sharp images with spots of ink about 20 micrometers apart, resulting in a resolution of 1,200 dots per inch (dpi). By shrinking the separation to just 250 nanometers—roughly ...
Review: New iPad screen is eye-opening upgrade
(AP) -- Beware the new iPad, not because it's an inferior product, but because it's a superior one. Using one is like living the life of a millionaire for a day, then getting dumped back in your regular life. Your eyes are ...
TV viewing support for color-blind emerges with Eyeteq
Mathematically correcting over- and underexposure in photographs
Almost anyone with a camera or smartphone is sure to have noticed that taking pictures in bright conditions, such as a sunny day, can cause a loss of highlight details (or overexposure) in bright regions and a loss of shadow ...
Orbiter views Curiosity Mars rover in color
(Phys.org) -- The first color image taken from orbit showing NASA's rover Curiosity on Mars includes details of the layered bedrock on the floor of Gale Crater that the rover is beginning to investigate.
O, Pioneers! (Part 1): The motes in God's eye
March 2012 marks the fortieth anniversary of the launch of one of the most extraordinary spacecraft ever constructed - Pioneer 10 - the first true deep space probe. The story of the Voyager spacecraft is well ...
Image: A whole new world for Curiosity
(Phys.org) -- This color-enhanced view -- taken by the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter as the satellite flew overhead -- shows the terrain around ...
MESSENGER reveals Mercury’s colors
The subtle yet surprisingly varied colors of Mercury are revealed in the latest images from NASAs MESSENGER spacecraft, now in its extended mission and second year in orbit.
35 years ago: Our first family portrait of the Earth and Moon
Thirty-five years ago today, September 18, 1977, NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft turned its camera homeward just about two weeks after its launch, capturing the image above from a distance of 7.25 million miles ...