New High-Speed Camera Captures Photos at 1-Trillionth of a Second

STAMP Camera

If you think your high-end DSLR is awesome for capturing photos at up to 1/8,000 of a second, then consider this new camera unveiled by two universities in Japan. Designed to capture chemical reactions, it captures images consecutively in less than 1/1,000,000,000,000 of a second. Yes, that’s less than one-trillionth of a second. [Read more...]

3.2 Gigapixel Camera Has 189 Image Sensors

LSST Camera Lens

SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory has designed a 3.2 BILLION pixel camera that it hopes to build in order to “capture the widest, fastest and deepest view of the night sky ever observed.”  The above rendering of the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) shows just how big this 3 ton camera will be next to a person. [Read more...]