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The Most Amazing Science and Tech Pictures of the Week, Sept. 26-30
After realizing that the PopSci editors’ chat room is awash in amazing pictures that don’t necessarily see the light of...
Dawn Spacecraft Successfully Enters Orbit Around Huge Asteroid
After a somewhat harrowing waiting period, NASA confirmed over the weekend that its Dawn spacecraft entered orbit around the giant...
One Camera With 40,000 Lenses Helps Prevent Blurry Images
For all its virtues, digital photography has yet to correct one age-old weakness: If you blow the focus, you’ve most...
At Its Nearest to Earth In Almost 20 Years, Supermoon Gets a Closeup
Anyone with clear skies Saturday night saw a spectacular swollen moon, 14 percent bigger and 30 percent brighter than our...
Lexmark’s Scanner Borrows the Brains of a Camera for Instant Imagery
Why scan when you can snap?
125 Glorious Years of Popular Science in One Giant Picture
Hey look, it's us! And us and us and us!
First Complete Census of Marine Life Catalogs Yeti Crab, Darth Vader Jelly, and 6,000 More
The first-ever Census of Marine Life was announced today, the result of ten years, more than 540 expeditions, 2,700 researchers,...
Gallery: The Best Science and Engineering Visualizations
If pictures are worth a thousand words, then they must be worth at least a couple of hundred data points....
Google’s “Image Swirl” Provides a Dynamic Search Interface for Online Picture Seekers
An experimental Google Labs feature organizes online pictures more naturally for your image searches
Google Earth launches Prado Museum layer with high-resolution images of classic masterpieces