Daily Archives: May 11, 2012

Negative Sunset

Earth has blue skies and red sunsets. Interestingly enough, Mars has red skies and blue sunsets. While at first glance, it might seem curious that the two planets seem to have the opposite skies to each other, it starts to … Continue reading

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Gigapixels

Astronomers and photographers have a lot in common. We both collect photons, we both spend a lot of time pointing lenses at things, and we both like to have as many pixels in our images as possible. Impressively enough, camera … Continue reading

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