High-resolution imaging expands vision research of live birds of prey
Bird observatories all over the world may benefit from a newly designed high-resolution imaging system used to study the retinal structure of live birds of prey. In a recently published Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Sc ...
Detailed Martian Scenes in New Images from Mars Orbiter
(PhysOrg.com) -- Six hundred recent observations of the Mars landscape from an orbiting telescopic camera include scenes of sinuous gullies, geometrical ridges and steep cliffs.
Phoenix Mars Lander is Silent, New Image Shows Damage
(PhysOrg.com) -- NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander has ended operations after repeated attempts to contact the spacecraft were unsuccessful. A new image transmitted by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows signs ...
New Martian Views From Orbiting Camera Show Diversity
(PhysOrg.com) -- New images from more than 750 recent observations of Mars by an orbiting telescopic camera testify to the diversity of landscapes there.
NASA Mars Spacecraft Snaps Photos Chosen by Public
(PhysOrg.com) -- The most powerful camera aboard a NASA spacecraft orbiting Mars has returned the first pictures of locations on the Red Planet suggested by the public.
Mars Dunes: On the Move?
(PhysOrg.com) -- New studies of ripples and dunes shaped by the winds on Mars testify to variability on that planet, identifying at least one place where ripples are actively migrating and another where the ...
Scientists image brain at point when vocal learning begins
Duke University Medical Center scientists crowded around a laser-powered microscope in a darkened room to peer into the brain of an anesthetized juvenile songbird right after he heard an adult tutors' song for the first ...
Listening to other stars
When scientists realised that observing and analysing oscillations in the Sun could provide information about its interior, it was only a matter of time before Helioseismology was put to work on other stars.
3D Measurements of Apollo 14 Landing Site
(PhysOrg.com) -- Can we measure the size and shape of equipment and other objects on the moon using orbital images from the current Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter mission?
Public Invited To Pick Pixels on Mars
(PhysOrg.com) -- The most powerful camera aboard a NASA spacecraft orbiting Mars will soon be taking photo suggestions from the public.
Physicists develop 3D metamaterial nanolens that achieves super-resolution imaging
(PhysOrg.com) -- A research team from Northeastern University has developed a new nanolens that can beat the diffraction limit to achieve so-called super-resolution imaging, better than can be achieved by current technology. ...
Dunes of Sand: Resumed Mars Orbiter Observations Yield Stunning Views
(PhysOrg.com) -- Dunes of sand-sized materials have been trapped on the floors of many Martian craters. This view shows dunes inside a crater in Noachis Terra, west of the giant Hellas impact basin in Mars' ...
Martian Landform Observations Fill Special Journal Issue
(PhysOrg.com) -- Martian landforms shaped by winds, water, lava flow, seasonal icing and other forces are analyzed in 21 journal reports based on data from a camera orbiting Mars.
Sony Unveils New Solid State Camcorders
Sony Electronics is expanding its line of solid state camcorders with two new models designed to broaden the shooting capabilities for professionals and consumers. The company is introducing its first professional ...