Stunning

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. When you think of space telescopes, Hubble is probably the first thing that comes to mind, but NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope deserves some attention, too. This instrument launched in 2003 with an expected life span of 2.5 years, and it’s still operating to this day. NASA is preparing to wrap up Spitzer’s mission, but the

Opportunity Sent Back One Final Stunning Mars Panorama Before Going Offline Forever

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. The Opportunity rover has gone to a better place — Mars. Then about 15 years after reaching Mars, it shut down for good in the midst of a planet-wide dust storm. Before the plucky little rover passed on, it beamed back one final gift to the people of Earth: an awe-inspiring panorama of Perseverance Valley.

NASA Snaps Stunning Photos of Hypersonic Aircraft

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Until Elon Musk can fly us around the world in a rocket, conventional air travel is the fastest way from point A to point B. It hasn’t gotten any faster over the years, though. Commercial flights are limited by the speed of sound because no one wants sonic booms breaking their windows. That’s why NASA

Samsung Unveils Stunning 49-inch, FreeSync 2 HDR Monitor

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. With CES right around the corner, Samsung has taken the lid off one of the most impressive monitors we’ve ever seen. The new CRG9 is an updated version of the 3440×1080 displays the company unveiled in mid-2017, with significantly improved specs. The new display is a 49-inch panel in a 32:9 aspect ratio. Samsung is

Mars Express Sends Back Stunning Image of Ice-Filled Korolev Crater

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Scientists are still unsure if liquid water exists on Mars, but we know there’s plenty of water ice. The ice on Mars is usually diffuse and found in small pockets mixed with frozen carbon dioxide, but the Mars Express probe just beamed back images of a massive deposit of pristine water ice in an impact

NASA Posts Stunning 8K Video From International Space Station

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. No one is traveling to or from the International Space Station (ISS) right now thanks to the recent Soyuz launch failure, but data continues to flow freely. NASA maxed out its connection recently to beam a lovely 8K ultra high-definition (UHD) video down to Earth. It’s the first 8K video filmed in space, and you

Hubble Captures 15,000 Galaxies in a Single Stunning Image

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Early in Hubble’s mission, it scanned a patch of sky for 10 days to collect 342 separate images. When assembled, they became the now-famous Hubble Deep Field. NASA has updated this iconic image over the years as the telescope became more powerful, and it’s doing so again. Hubble may be inching toward obsolescence with the

Upgraded Very Large Telescope Captures Neptune in Stunning Detail

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. A newly released image of the planet Neptune shows just how far telescope technology has come in recent years. This view of Neptune is almost impossibly clear compared with past attempts, thanks to a recent upgrade to the Very Large Telescope (VLT) at the European Southern Observatory (ESO) in Chile. You can actually make out

NASA Posts Stunning 4K Tour of the Moon

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. You have undoubtedly seen the moon, but have you ever seen it up close in glorious 4K resolution? Probably not, but you can see it right now on YouTube. NASA has uploaded a new video, created mostly from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) observations. The video takes you on a tour of several different regions,

Samsung’s Stunning 49-inch Gaming Monitor First to be DisplayHDR-Certified

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Samsung’s new 49-inch monitor is a sight to behold for several reasons. It’s the approximate size and dimensions of a subway car, with a 49-inch diagonal and a 32:9 aspect ratio. It’s enough to make the ultrawide displays of a few years ago (a paltry 21:9) feel a bit small. The $ 999 Samsung CHG90