TESS mission to discover new planets moves toward launch

A NASA mission designed to explore the stars in search of planets outside of our solar system is a step closer to launch, now that its four cameras have been completed by researchers at MIT.

Samsung releases the D9500 3D 75-Inch LED TV

(PhysOrg.com) -- Samsung has officially announced the creation of the D9500 TV today. This very large screen TV, which comes it with 75 inches of screen, is not only bound to take up most of your wall space, but is able to ...

Polaroid PoGo brings instant printing to the digital age

(PhysOrg.com) -- Polaroid, founded in 1937 by American physicist Edwin H. Land, invented instant photographic printing. Its first instant film camera went on sale in November 1948, but in February 2008 the company decided ...

Sony develops next-generation back-illuminated CMOS image sensor

Sony today announced that it has developed a new next-generation back-illuminated CMOS image sensor which embodies the continuous evolution of the camera. This image sensor layers the pixel section containing formations of ...

A boom in smarter baby monitors

The cry has been heard: After 20 years with little change to baby monitoring devices, new designs premiered in January at the Consumer Electronics Show promising Wi-Fi connectivity and high-definition video that streams live ...

Cutting-edge Adaptive Optics Facility sees first light

The Unit Telescope 4 (Yepun) of ESO's Very Large Telescope (VLT) has now been transformed into a fully adaptive telescope. After more than a decade of planning, construction and testing, the new Adaptive Optics Facility (AOF) ...

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