A star "just" went supernova in a nearby galaxy

And with "just" I mean 11.4 million years ago, even while Steve Fossey just detected this bright and rare Type Ia supernova using a 'modest telescope in an unlikely spot: foggy north London.' Scientists say that it will be visible in the sky soon, as it brightens up. Here you can see the supernova appearing in the sky,… » 1/24/14 7:34am 1/24/14 7:34am

Leica M8.2 Digital Rangefinder Camera Now Official

Leica have stumped up with a new digital version of the classic M8 rangefinder, after their original M8 upgrade program » 9/15/08 8:25am 9/15/08 8:25am, and dubbed it the M8.2. The company obviously subscribes to the "don't mess with a classic" design philosophy, so there's not much to see in the way of changes here but they are there.