University of Michigan engineers discover how using graphene in a contact lens could give its wearer infrared vision.
Harvard physicists map out device that could harvest Earth’s infrared energy for renewable power.
While roaming the many halls of Las Vegas, we found ourselves dreaming about relaxing in a sauna. Lo and behold, we discovered one.
With so many eyes in the sky there is no shortage of beautiful views of the Earth. This new shot — showing never before seen color and detail — is one single image at 121 megapixels (0.62 miles per pixel). The image comes courtesy of Russia's Elektro-L geostationary weather satellite located 36,000 kilometers above the equator taking a picture of the entire planet every 30 minutes.
Until we come up with a full-on invisibility cloak, we're just going to have to settle for making objects less visible in a few specific wavelengths, or alternatively, making them look like something that they're not. BAE's Adaptiv armor system can disguise vehicles in the infrared, making them look like cars, cows, or nothing at all.
Humans can't see into the infrared, but this camera can. It can take pictures in complete darkness, and also be used to explore how totally bizarre the world looks in the infrared spectrum.
Imagine a gallery full of blank canvasses, that instantly turn into art when you take a picture of them. That's the idea behind this art project called Take A Picture,
If you're a drug dealer or just a fraidy-cat who is certain someone's out to get you, you might be too stoned or distracted to set up a complicated security system. That's why this Swann Digital Guardian ADW-400 night-vision camera...
A name like "Scopedog" and a shoulder-mounted missile pod are really all I need to fall in love with this mech from the '80s robo-action anime VOTOMS. The 1/24th scale Scopedog Turbo Custom stands just over half a foot tall,...
Embedded video from CNN Video Show of hands: How many of you had your minds blown when Anderson Cooper interviewed will.i.am via "hologram" on CNN last night? I've been pretty hard on CNN about its technical foul-ups in the past,...