Monthly Archives: July 2009

Live Video Streaming of 2009 FAIR Conference

FAIR has just announced that they will be providing live video streaming of the 2009 FAIR Conference over the internet for $20. You can sign up for the video stream at the bottom of the FAIR Conference webpage here. Now that they are providing that service, I’m curious to ask again: (poll below shows only […]

0.41 Gigapixel Photo of Salt Lake Temple

Not to be outdone by yesterday’s 360° Panoramas of Temple Square, Dr. Hamblin has produced probably the highest resolution photograph of the Salt Lake Temple ever made.  It is 0.41 gigapixels, which amounts to 410 megapixels.  Compared with most modern digital cameras which are capable of 2-8 megapixels, this is a super high resolution image.  […]

360° Panoramas of Temple Square

Dr. William Hamblin has put together some very cool high resolution 360° panoramas of different locations on Temple Square in Salt Lake City.  And they really are 360°.  You can look in all different directions, including up and down.  It gives the impression of standing on the spot.  Well done! The locations he has included […]

Human Bodies Emit Visible Light

That’s right.  Our bodies actually emit a minuscule amount of real light.  This is not just radiation or infrared body heat, but actual photons are released from the surface of the skin: Past research has shown that the body emits visible light, 1,000 times less intense than the levels to which our naked eyes are […]

Poll – Liveblogging the 2009 FAIR Conference?

I did it last year for the FAIR Conference, but I’m not sure what kind of interest there was.  So I’m putting this up for a vote.  Would you like me to liveblog the 2009 FAIR Conference here on on August 6-7, 2009?  (The poll below will only show up on the website.)

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