Imagery

Space, gentrified

It's getting pretty plush up there. Yesterday, NASA released this image of Expedition 25 commander Doug Wheelock in the "cupola," a bay window installed on the Earth-facing side of the International Space Station in February 2010.

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E Ink strikes first with color e-paper display

E Ink, the company whose displays power the Kindle and the Nook, is bringing the first low-power, ambient-light color display to market. Like its black-and-white reflective-displays forerunners, Triton promises weeks, not hours, of battery power. But the resolution of the new technology, at least for now, lacks the richness and resolution of its backlit LED competitors.

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The Wonderful Gallery of Science

images have been important in the story of science and technology for a very long timeespecially since the advent of movable type and the printing press in the West. Im asking for help in compiling the Wonderful Gallery of Scientific Imagery. What images have had the greatest impact on the course of scientific knowledge and technological innovation?

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A hyperdrive for Google Earth

Perhaps the most visceral effect Google Earth offers takes place when you open the program and that vision of the Earth from space swings into view. It's tempting to head off into space itselfbut the space imagery Google includes is low-res and very incomplete. Now, two Fermilab scientists have created a layer of rich, detailed images of galaxies and galaxy clusters, using data from the Sloan Sky Survey...

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World’s Smallest Full HD Display Leaves Retina Display in the Dust

When Steve Jobs unveiled the retina display of the iPhone 4, I thought that once again, Apple was years ahead of the competition in terms of development, but Ortustech, in a joint venture with Casio and Toppan, have one upped Apple at their own game with the world’s tiniest full HD display, making the retina display look downright pixelated. The ...

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