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A new optical prescription for automobile side-view mirrors may eliminate the dreaded "blind spot" in traffic without distorting the perceived distance of cars approaching from behind.
Google has a dream: Millions of people buy their robotic eyewear and use the specs to send massive stores of data back to Google HQ, allowing them to further fine tune their targeted ads and rake in even more dough.
Contemporary Heaven, a leading retailer and manufacturer of quality contemporary home accessories, recently announced a sale on the Piaggi Coloured Eclipse Mirror.
Tho holiday season means many things to many people, but certainly is a great time to give oneself the gift of self discovery. Jacksonville, Florida (PRWEB)
Tufts University School of Engineering researchers have demonstrated silk-based implantable optics that offer significant improvement in tissue imaging while simultaneously enabling photo thermal therapy, administering drugs and monitoring drug delivery.
A device that looks like a tiny washboard may clean the clocks of current commercial products used to manipulate infrared light.
In the latest attempt to turn science fiction into science fact, one University of Duke researcher is saying he’s improved upon previous invisibility concepts.
Spectrophobia is a kind of specific phobia involving a morbid fear of mirrors. Catoptrophobia is the fear of mirrors. This phobia is distinct from Eisoptrophobia, which is the fear of your own reflection. In general, an individual suffering from this phobia has been traumatized in an event where they believe they have seen or heard apparitions or ghosts. The individual could also become traumatized by television shows, nightmares, or horror films. This fear could be the result of a trauma...
Adaptive Optics -- Adaptive optics is a technology to improve the performance of Earth-based telescopes, reversing the effect of atmospheric distortions. When light from a star or another astronomical object enters the Earth's atmosphere, the different temperature layers and different wind speeds distort and move the image in various ways (see seeing for a proper discussion). The net result is that an 8 meters or 10 meters telescope (like the VLT or Keck), while theoretically capable...
- A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.