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Enormous LSST Telescope Set for Chile Mountaintop in 2014

Plans for an enormous telescope, equipped with a 3.2 billion-pixel camera, are ready for detailed designs, its creators announced on April 24. When completed, the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) will take photos of every inch of visible night sky...
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Getting the jump on big data for LSST

Academics / Physics : Symmetry Breaking (3 months ago)

Efforts are already underway to ensure that the data the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope collects will be ready to be mined for scientific gold. On the first night the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope points its 8.4-meter mirror towa... Read Post

World's largest digital camera one step closer to reality

Technology : Emerging Tech (2 years ago)

Construction on the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST), a 3.2 billion-pixel camera which will capture the widest, fastest and deepest view of the night sky ever observed, could begin in 2014. Read Post

3.2 billion-pixel Large Synoptic Survey Telescope camera comes a step closer to reality

Technology / Gadgets : Gizmag (2 years ago)

Although the pixel count for consumer cameras continues to rise, they will all pale in comparison to the 3,200-megapixel Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) camera. Although the enormous astronomical camera has yet to be built, l... Read Post


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