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40 GigaPixel – Largest Image Indoor

40 GigaPixel – Largest Image Indoor

Jeffery Martin, a specialized photographer and founder of the project 360Cities, recently completed creating the largest image ever taken indoors. The image was taken in the 868-year-old Strahov Monastery Library in Prague and combines almost 3,000 high resolution images into ...

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NASA Witnesses a Galactic Spectacle

NASA Witnesses a Galactic Spectacle

NASA has recently released a marvelous image of two tangled galaxies, captured using three different telescopes: the Chandra X-ray Observatory, the Hubble Space Telescope, and the Spitzer Space Telescope.   A new image of two tangled galaxies has been released ...

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Cold Atoms Image Microwave Fields

Cold Atoms Image Microwave Fields

An international team of scientists has recently developed a novel technique that allows direct and complete imaging of microwave magnetic fields with high spatial resolution. The new method has great implications, since it could optimize the performance of electronic devices. ...

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Heavy Metal Rock Takes Center Stage

Heavy Metal Rock Takes Center Stage

The European Space Agency’s Rosetta spacecraft recently completed a flyby of the asteroid Lutetia, which allowed it to examine closely this celestial object, made mostly of metal. Thanks to NASA’s instruments, installed on the spacecraft, the high quality pictures could ...

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Unpeeling Atoms and Molecules from the Inside Out

Unpeeling Atoms and Molecules from the Inside Out

An international team of scientists recently published surprising results regarding atoms’ structure, showing that it’s possible to create “hollow” atoms by stripping electrons one-by-one. Their work used one of the world’s most powerful X-ray lasers, located at the Department of ...

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SkyFinder Image Searching

SkyFinder Image Searching

Researchers at the Visual Computing division of Microsoft Research have developed SkyFinder, a search engine designed to identify features in images of the sky and allow users to perform semantic searches for specific elements within the picture. Current image search ...

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6 Million Frames per Second Camera

6 Million Frames per Second Camera

Researchers from the Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science at UCLA have developed a continuously operating camera that can capture images at rates of approximately 6 million frames per second. Unparalleled to existing conventional video cameras, this new ...

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