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Nokia to invest in 'array' mobile cameras that use small lenses to capture big images

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If the name "Pelican" rings a bell, it's possibly because we covered its array imaging camera prototype back in 2011. The technology uses an array of lenses that are relatively tiny in terms of how much space they take up in a mobile device, but which work together to...
Nokia to invest in 'array' mobile cameras that use small lenses to capture big images

RT @NorthPlains: Bloomsbury Publishing Selects North Plains’ TeleScope #DAM and TeleScope Publishing Platform http://bit.ly/a3P7RE #LBF10

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RT @NorthPlains: Bloomsbury Publishing Selects North Plains’ TeleScope #DAM and TeleScope Publishing Platform http://bit.ly/a3P7RE #LBF10

Pretty cool, a telescope in an airplane. Current NASA project. Relatively cheap I guess http://www.nasa.gov/missio… http://bit.ly/dcDVqB

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Pretty cool, a telescope in an airplane. Current NASA project. Relatively cheap I guess http://www.nasa.gov/missio… http://bit.ly/dcDVqB

Hubbl, The App Discovery Service From Disrupt Finalist Hmmm, Goes Live On iOS And Android

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In August, the founders of TechCrunch Disrupt finalist Hmmm announced their plans to shift their attention (dare you to say pivot!) to a new app discovery service called Hubbl. Today, Hubbl is available for download on both the iOS and Android app stores. Although the new app is participating in...
Hubbl, The App Discovery Service From Disrupt Finalist Hmmm, Goes Live On iOS And Android

Staring at the Sun (With a Telescope)

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Staring at the Sun (With a Telescope)

How big is the universe? (video)

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Exactly how big is the universe? You can’t just take out a telescope and easily figure it out, but thankfully popular YouTube channel Minute Physics has just released a new video about the size of space. The key to thinking about the size of the universe is first to...
How big is the universe? (video)

NASA's black hole-hunting NuSTAR mission launched today

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The black hole-hunting telescope NASA announced last month launched from Kwajalein Atoll in the central Pacific Ocean today. The $165 million NuSTAR mission will spend two years scouring the universe for black holes by scanning X-ray light at higher energies than its predecessors. According to Space.com, NuSTAR will especially...
NASA's black hole-hunting NuSTAR mission launched today

Picture of the Day: NASA's NuSTAR Telescope Expands in Space

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Picture of the Day: NASA's NuSTAR Telescope Expands in Space
Tonight: Get the clearest, brightest view of Saturn in years

Astronomers Find Planetary "Odd Couple," Prove That Opposites Attract

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The Kepler telescope just keeps discovering fascinating planets--this time, it found two very close planets. How cute....
Astronomers Find Planetary "Odd Couple," Prove That Opposites Attract

Giant airplane-mounted telescope sees first light!

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Very cool news: the flying infrared observatory, SOFIA (Stratospheric ......
Giant airplane-mounted telescope sees first light!

Star gazers, cast your vote on what mega-telescope should study

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When it comes to selecting subjects for very large and very expensive telescopes to study, scientists typically have to submit detailed proposals, wait for months and then often get shot down. Now, the European Southern Observatory (ESO), which operates one of the biggest of these devices, the Very Large Telescope in the...
Star gazers, cast your vote on what mega-telescope should study

NASA's Kepler discovers three potentially habitable planets

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NASA's Kepler telescope has discovered three "super-Earth-size" exoplanets that are close enough to their stars to make them possibly suitable for water. Two of the planets (Kepler-62e and Kepler-62f) orbit a K2 dwarf estimated to be around 7 billion years old. Measuring at two-thirds the size of our sun,...
NASA's Kepler discovers three potentially habitable planets

Stunning supermoon close-up taken with iPhone

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An amateur photographer shares how he captured beautiful images of the supermoon using his iPhone and a telescope. [Read more]...
Stunning supermoon close-up taken with iPhone

TechCrunch Disrupt Finalist Hmmm Switches Gears: Now Building Hubbl, A "Gamified" App Discovery Platform

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The makers of Hmmm, the TechCrunch Disrupt NYC 2012 finalist which had a different take on social networking, is taking their company in a new direction. I guess you could even call it a pivot, but as usual, “pivot” is too vague a term here. Hmmm is not being shut...
TechCrunch Disrupt Finalist Hmmm Switches Gears: Now Building Hubbl, A "Gamified" App Discovery Platform
Sky & Telescope creates accurate $99 Moon globe using images from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter

The other end of the telescope

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The other end of the telescope

NASA's Kepler telescope spies smallest planet to date, no aliens

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NASA's Kepler telescope is permanently on the lookout for celestial objects of interest, and its latest discovery is a small one. A small planet, to be exact -- in fact, the smallest its encountered during its search. Kepler-37b is a tad larger than our heavenly dance partner, the Moon,...
NASA's Kepler telescope spies smallest planet to date, no aliens
Space Shuttle Columbia's telescope for sale on eBay

Magnifi Lets You Snap Pictures From Your Telescope and Microscope

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Magnifi is an iPhone attachment that lets you take pictures from a microscope, telescope, binoculars, or any optic with an eyepiece....
Magnifi Lets You Snap Pictures From Your Telescope and Microscope
First images of particle jets at edge of a supermassive black hole

Picture of the Day: The Coming of a Nearby Supernova

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A little more than two centuries ago, the star system Eta Carinae appeared dimly in the sky. Over the first decades of the 19th century, it grew in brightness, so much so that by the spring of 1843, it was the second brightest star in the sky, behind only...
Picture of the Day: The Coming of a Nearby Supernova
Last night, NASA saw the year's biggest solar flare

The new stars of reggae are nothing like the old ones

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Earthly music just ain't enough for reggae / rock band Echo Movement. In search of extraterrestrial inspiration, they hooked up with researchers at Georgia Tech's Sonification Lab, which specializes in turning ugly numbers into beautiful music. Using data from NASA's Kepler telescope and its search for Earth II, SonLab...
The new stars of reggae are nothing like the old ones
NASA charts how stars evolve with a 160-megapixel image of neighboring galaxy
See comet PANSTARRS before it fades out entirely
Okay, Who Rigged Neil deGrasse Tyson's Computer to Display Hayden Panettiere Before the Planetarium in Search Results?

'SA favoured' for super telescope

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Australian media report the country is running behind South Africa in the selection process for the £1.3bn Square Kilometre Array super telescope....
'SA favoured' for super telescope
NASA to help build telescope that will study Universe's dark past

Happy 540th Birthday, Copernicus, have a Google Doodle

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It may be obvious now, but when Heliocentrism was cooked up by Nicolaus Copernicus, he was branded a heretic. The idea that the Earth orbited the Sun, conceived without the aid of any equipment, would only be proved half a century later, when Galileo built a telescope and pointed...
Happy 540th Birthday, Copernicus, have a Google Doodle
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