Color details and structures of the replica match precisely the template. Credit: Christian Schüller / Copyright ETH Zurich The new method is a clever combination of an established industrial production technique (thermoforming) and a new software, which allows even ambitious amateurs...
Pictures, similar to this, were taken of the object from all angles to encompass the entire object and create an accurate model. Many aspects had to be utilized to produce usable images such as baby powder to eliminate the...
3-D scanning using a dip scanner: The object is dipped in a bath of water (left) by a robot arm. The quality of the reconstruction improves as the number of dipping orientations is increased (from left to right). Credit: ACM An...
Expedition 47 Flight Engineer Jeff Williams of NASA captured a series of photos on April 25, 2016, for this composite image of the setting sun reflected by the ocean.   Source: NASA   // //  
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Aurora over Sweden

It was bright and green and stretched across the sky. This striking aurora display was captured last month just outside of Östersund, Sweden. Six photographic fields were merged to create the featured panorama spanning almost 180 degrees. Particularly striking...