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Astrophotographer Spends 5-Years Capturing Amazing 2.5-Gigapixel Image of Orion Constellation

Astrophotographer Matt Harbison spent 5-years capturing an amazing 2.5 gigapixel image of the Orion Constellation, which required shooting thousands of individual photos. One piece of specialized equipment that made his dream a reality is the $4,800 QHY 16200 CCD APS-H camera with an integrated 7-po

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China's Yutu-2 Lunar Rover Travels 1,856-Feet on Far Side of the Moon

China's Yutu-2 lunar rover went northwest, traveling toward an area with basalt and an impact crater area with high reflectivity on the 23rd lunar day - single lunar day is equal to 14 Earth days. Its near-infrared spectrometer on the rover was used to detect a rock about 30 cm in diameter. To date,

Ghost baby...

Grand Theft Auto V Gets Remastered with Ray-Tracing, Previews Rockstar Games Versions for PS5 and Xbox Series X

Officially released on September 17, 2013, Grand Theft Auto V has come a long way, thanks to countless modders, and the latest one previews what the PS5 as well as Xbox Series X versions could look like. It uses OreoShaman's Realism Beyond Graphics MOD 1.0.2 and transforms the game into a whole new

It still is...

Microsoft Researchers Develop Capacitivo, an Interactive Smart Fabric That Automatically Recognizes Objects

Microsoft researchers unveil Capacitivo, an interactive smart fabric that can automatically recognize objects. Technically speaking, it's a contact-based object recognition technique developed for interactive fabrics, using capacitive sensing, that can detect things such as food (different types of

When you realized...

China's Yutu-2 Lunar Rover Travels 1,856-Feet on Far Side of the Moon

China's Yutu-2 lunar rover went northwest, traveling toward an area with basalt and an impact crater area with high reflectivity on the 23rd lunar day - single lunar day is equal to 14 Earth days. Its near-infrared spectrometer on the rover was used to detect a rock about 30 cm in diameter. To date,

Australia...

Microsoft Researchers Develop Capacitivo, an Interactive Smart Fabric That Automatically Recognizes Objects

Microsoft researchers unveil Capacitivo, an interactive smart fabric that can automatically recognize objects. Technically speaking, it's a contact-based object recognition technique developed for interactive fabrics, using capacitive sensing, that can detect things such as food (different types of

My coffee art...

There's Vantablack, the World's Darkest Material, and Then This Super-White Paint That Cools Surfaces

There's Vantablack, one of the darkest substances known, absorbing up to 99.965% of visible light, and then this new super-white paint capable of keeping surfaces up to 18 degrees Fahrenheit cooler than their ambient surroundings, similar to a refrigerator, but without the energy consumption. This p

Sydney in 1932 compared to now...

Astrophotographer Spends 5-Years Capturing Amazing 2.5-Gigapixel Image of Orion Constellation

Astrophotographer Matt Harbison spent 5-years capturing an amazing 2.5 gigapixel image of the Orion Constellation, which required shooting thousands of individual photos. One piece of specialized equipment that made his dream a reality is the $4,800 QHY 16200 CCD APS-H camera with an integrated 7-po

Only in 2020...

Hoglet is the World's First Fidget Computer Mouse, Looks Cartoon-Inspired

Hoglet may look like something straight from a cartoon, but it's actually a functional computer mouse. Think of it as a cross between a fidget gadget and a computer mouse that aims to make a big difference for those with learning challenges. The wireless computer mouse itself is made from food-grade

Stephen Hawking...

Grand Theft Auto V Gets Remastered with Ray-Tracing, Previews Rockstar Games Versions for PS5 and Xbox Series X

Officially released on September 17, 2013, Grand Theft Auto V has come a long way, thanks to countless modders, and the latest one previews what the PS5 as well as Xbox Series X versions could look like. It uses OreoShaman's Realism Beyond Graphics MOD 1.0.2 and transforms the game into a whole new

Red squirrels interact with my props while I photograph them, and they make the cutest...

Grand Theft Auto V Gets Remastered with Ray-Tracing, Previews Rockstar Games Versions for PS5 and Xbox Series X

Officially released on September 17, 2013, Grand Theft Auto V has come a long way, thanks to countless modders, and the latest one previews what the PS5 as well as Xbox Series X versions could look like. It uses OreoShaman's Realism Beyond Graphics MOD 1.0.2 and transforms the game into a whole new

Be patient...

Microsoft Researchers Develop Capacitivo, an Interactive Smart Fabric That Automatically Recognizes Objects

Microsoft researchers unveil Capacitivo, an interactive smart fabric that can automatically recognize objects. Technically speaking, it's a contact-based object recognition technique developed for interactive fabrics, using capacitive sensing, that can detect things such as food (different types of

Forget the mega yacht - tomorrow's billionaires can buy a portable ISLAND...

Grand Theft Auto V Remastered Shows Us What Rockstar Games Has in Store for the PS5 and Xbox Series X - The Flighter

Grand Theft Auto V was released back in 2013 by Rockstar Games and fans have been waiting for a sequel ever since. The company officially...

Ancient Egyptian mystery...

Astrophotographer Spends 5-Years Capturing Amazing 2.5-Gigapixel Image of Orion Constellation

Astrophotographer Matt Harbison spent 5-years capturing an amazing 2.5 gigapixel image of the Orion Constellation, which required shooting thousands of individual photos. One piece of specialized equipment that made his dream a reality is the $4,800 QHY 16200 CCD APS-H camera with an integrated 7-po

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There's Vantablack, the World's Darkest Material, and Then This Super-White Paint That Cools Surfaces

There's Vantablack, one of the darkest substances known, absorbing up to 99.965% of visible light, and then this new super-white paint capable of keeping surfaces up to 18 degrees Fahrenheit cooler than their ambient surroundings, similar to a refrigerator, but without the energy consumption. This p

Smart move...

Hoglet is the World's First Fidget Computer Mouse, Looks Cartoon-Inspired

Hoglet may look like something straight from a cartoon, but it's actually a functional computer mouse. Think of it as a cross between a fidget gadget and a computer mouse that aims to make a big difference for those with learning challenges. The wireless computer mouse itself is made from food-grade