If you were one of the millions of people driving over London's perpetually congested A13 highway in late November, you probably wouldn't have noticed it: Below the underpass, an eerily glowing orb surrounded by crowds of people who seemed to be crawling in and out of it.
The Adler Planetarium just renovated the Grainger Sky Theater with a big honking screen. The display will mimic being in space with a 8,000 by 8,000 pixel screen that's supposed to deliver "the largest single seamless digital image in the world". For reference, typical movie screens 'only' spit out 2k by 4k pixel…
Ye olde scientific method isn't going anywhere, but the tools that advance our understanding of the crazily complicated around (and inside) us have rapidly changed. The NYT takes a look at the easier, better, faster, stronger scientific community.
For eons, scientists and their monkey progenitors have thought that the stars in the sky were innumerable. Not so, friends. Sega has created a planetarium that shows just 10,000 of the most important ones, including a red hot shooting star function, for kicks.
Don t let that smog-infested city air get you down. Enjoy the stars with this toy. It will simulate constellations indoors with the help of high-brightness LEDs. You can load in a variety of different plates that show different constellations and it uses batteries so it can be easily transported around. This is…
It's an amazing feeling to sleep under the starry sky. You just forget about your everyday life and start breathing peacefully without noticing. Sega Toys made it possible to do this at home. "Homestar", the optical planetarium with ten thousand stars for the home, was launched in August 2005.