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Count how many stars are in the sky using NASA’s awe-inspiring panorama

2 years agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gearlog

If you have ever gazed up at a cloudless night time sky and wondered exactly how many stars are up there, NASA has released an image that can help you answer that question. Pictured above (albeit much smaller than the original) is a beautiful panorama that was captured by the space agency’s Wide-Field Infrared Survey [...]
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Gigantic Milky Way panorama captures more than half of the galaxy’s stars

Technology / Gadgets : Gizmag (3 months ago)

Images from the NASA Spitzer Space Telescope have been used to create a staggering 20-gigapixel panorama, encompassing more than half of the galaxy’s stars. The vista was created from more than a decade’s worth of infrared images, a... Read Post

Each of These Images Is Smaller Than the Width of a Human Hair

Technology / Gadgets : Gizmodo (2 hours ago)

Oxford scientists just revealed a new kind of display technology that can render images smaller than the width of a human hair. The detailed images you see above were rendered on these flexible, nano-pixel displays. Would you believ... Read Post

NASA Tracks Shooting Stars to Give You More Chances at Wishes

Technology / Gadgets : Techland: Gadgets (3 years ago)

It's hard to decipher what that bright light you saw in the sky was or, if you know when to look, where that shooting star should be located. NASA's All Sky Fireball Network aims to make the process of night sky gazing a lot easier.... Read Post


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