This Shot of the Moon Is the First Photo Taken By a 3D-Printed Telescope

You might spend a few thousand dollars on a telescope that can see the moon's surface in detail, but a team of astronomers at University of Sheffield spent just a fraction of that. Using a 3D printer and a Raspberry Pi camera module, they built a telescope that can shoot 5MB images of sky. » 9/22/14 10:00am 9/22/14 10:00am

Here's a Galaxy-Shooting Camera You Might Actually Afford

How do photographers get those absolutely stunning photos of the stars? Not by aiming a point-and-shoot at the sky. To zoom into galaxies far away you not only need specialized glass—you need the right type of image sensor in your camera. And while they don't come cheap, at least now they come… cheaper. » 9/26/12 4:40pm 9/26/12 4:40pm