Near-infrared

11.04.14
Sharp's night vision camera records color even in total darkness
11.04.14

Sharp's night vision camera records color even in total darkness

Say goodbye to the days of monochrome night vision footage, folks. Sharp recently unveiled an infr...

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04.14.13
Hawaii clears land use for the Thirty Meter Telescope, construction to start in 2014
04.14.13

Hawaii clears land use for the Thirty Meter Telescope, construction to start in 2014

The Thirty Meter Telescope has been under development for more than a decade, but the sheer amount...

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12.19.12
Visualized: Cassini probe gets a glimpse of Saturn's shadow
12.19.12

Visualized: Cassini probe gets a glimpse of Saturn's shadow

The Cassini space probe has collected quite a few memories of Saturn in its eight years, swinging...

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08.25.12
Harvard makes distortion-free lens from gold and silicon, aims for the perfect image (or signal)
08.25.12

Harvard makes distortion-free lens from gold and silicon, aims for the perfect image (or signal)

Imaging has been defined by glass lenses for centuries, and even fiber optics haven't entirely esc...

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06.22.12
All-carbon solar cell draws power from near-infrared light, our energy future is literally that much brighter
06.22.12

All-carbon solar cell draws power from near-infrared light, our energy future is literally that much brighter

What's this orange-like patch, you ask? It's a layer of carbon nanotubes on silicon, and it might...

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02.21.11
New high-res imaging could make biopsies obsolete, doctors still cutting up in meantime
02.21.11

New high-res imaging could make biopsies obsolete, doctors still cutting up in meantime

So maybe a true-to-life Innerspace is still a few years off, but a professor at the University of R...

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