Lens combines human and insect vision to focus wide-angle views
A lens invented at The Ohio State University combines the focusing ability of a human eye with the wide-angle view of an insect eye to capture images with depth.
Hubble finds new Neptune moon
(Phys.org) —NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has discovered a new moon orbiting the distant blue-green planet Neptune, the 14th known to be circling the giant planet.
Study on choice blindness finds voters more malleable than thought (w/ video)
Sony TVs show high-end color via quantum dot tech
Google, Mattel bring virtual reality to iconic toy
Google and toy giant Mattel said Friday they were teaming up to revamp the classic View-Master device, injecting it with digital-age virtual reality.
A 'Flickr-ing' view of the world, in 4-D
Imagine a version of Google Street View where you could hit the rewind button and see any point in time over the last five years. Cornell researchers are building something like that, at least for a few much-visited ...
TV of the future may be a sphere (Update)
The TV of the future may not be a rectangle, but a sphere.
Knightscope K5 on security patrol roams campus
Deep-learning algorithm can weigh up a neighborhood better than humans
Human beings have a remarkable ability to make inferences based on their surroundings. Is this area safe? Where might I find a parking spot? Am I more likely to get to a gas station by taking a left or a ...
Hubble sees a galaxy with a glowing heart
(Phys.org) —This view, captured by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, shows a nearby spiral galaxy known as NGC 1433. At about 32 million light-years from Earth, it is a type of very active galaxy known ...
Researchers develop non-iridescent, structural, full-spectrum pigments for reflective displays
Free of dyes but colorful: A team of American and Korean researchers is the first to develop non-iridescent, structural, full-spectrum pigments, whose color is independent of the viewing angle, for use in ...
Google team's neural network approach works on street numbers
Google opens how-to shop with live video advice (Update)
Google has opened a how-to shop that sells expert advice on everything from cosmetics to the cosmos in live video sessions streamed on computers and smartphones.
LG unveils curved-screen smartphone
LG Electronics unveiled Monday a curved-screen smartphone, taking on rival Samsung in a niche market seen as a first step on the road to fully flexible products.