Barry Walker

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12 Tips for Taking Gorgeous Nighttime Photos

Take Beautiful, One-of-a-Kind Night Shots<p>Taking pictures at night can be an intimidating prospect, but there's no need to pack up your camera when …

7 genius smartphone photo hacks

It should be easier than ever to take gorgeous, frame-worthy photos right from your smartphone. That’s what Apple’s giant “Shot on iPhone” billboards suggest.<p>If that’s the case though, why do so many of the nearly 20,000 photos I’ve shot on my own iPhone over the past few years mostly stink? The …

Exporting Photos Has Just Become Even Easier For All Photographers With JPEGmini's Latest Update [Review]

The favorite plug-in amongst many photographers just got a little better, which is great news! In case you haven't read my last article covering what …

Tutorials

How the Depth of Field Preview Button on a DSLR Works

DSLR cameras often have a little depth of field preview button beside the lens mount. This 3-minute video by ZY Productions revisits the basics of a …

Cameras

Huge Jupiter-like planet discovered by astronomers confounds theory of planetary development

A rare, massive planet that orbits a fast-spinning star has caused scientists to rethink current models of stars and solar systems.<p>The planet HIP …

Science Uncovers The Origin Of The First Light In The Universe

When we look out at the Universe today, highlighted against the vast, empty blackness of the sky are points of light: stars, galaxies, nebulae and more. Yet there was a time in the distant past before any of those things had formed, just after the Big Bang, where the Universe was still filled with …

Dark Matter

Quantum entanglement, science's 'spookiest' phenomenon, achieved in space

Imagine you are a photon, a packet of light. You are a tiny blip of energy, hurtling through the universe on your own. But you have a twin, another photon to whom you have been intimately connected since the day you were born. No matter what distance separates you, be it the width of a lab bench or …

Neil DeGrasse Tyson's answer to 'What if we could live forever?' will change how you think about time

But what if you could have more time? What if you had all the time you needed to do everything on your list? No, you don't need to wish on a magic lamp — you just need to change how you perceive time and refocus your energies.<p>This is what Neil deGrasse Tyson does.<p>For those unfamiliar with Tyson, he …

Seven tips for shooting nature photos with your smartphone camera

Make every day Nature Photography Day!<p><i>National Geographic</i> photographer Jim Richardson is responsible for some of the best photography advice ever given: “If you want to be a better photographer, stand in front of more interesting stuff.” Nature is full of interesting stuff, and, thanks to …

Landscape Photography

Physicists Just Smashed a Record to Achieve Quantum Entanglement in Space

"Spooky action" at 1,200 km.<p>It may have once been regarded as that 'freaky kid' of the physics world, but quantum entanglement has literally come a …

Quantum Physics

How Does Earth Move Through Space? Now We Know, On Every Scale

Ask a scientist for our cosmic address, and you’ll get quite a mouthful. Here we are, on planet Earth, which spins on its axis and revolves around the Sun, which orbits in an ellipse around the center of the Milky Way, which is being pulled towards Andromeda within our local group, which is being …

Universe

Tips for Photographing Moon

Photographing Moon – Zabriskie Point, Death Valley National Park – California, USA<p>The moon is a gorgeous subject, but it photographing moon can be …

Landscape Photography

15 best items for those who are obsessed with outer space

Outer space is a polarizing concept. Some people are terrified, while others can't get enough.<p>Consider this a little tribute to those of you who are …

Space Travel

Physicists Are Probing The Centre of Our Galaxy to Find The Missing Fifth Force of Nature

"If true, it's revolutionary."<p>Our current understanding of the Universe states that it's governed by four fundamental forces: gravity, …

Physics

What shutter speed should you be using when you haven’t got a tripod?

<b>When you're without a tripod, getting steady shots is more difficult but certainly not impossible - especially if you've set up your camera right.</b> …

Cameras

The Dos and Don’ts of Landscape Photography

Seasoned landscape photographer Craig Roberts has some tips for the newbies out there, so get out your pen and pad and listen up: here are some top …

Quantum Biometrics Exploits the Human Eye’s Ability to Detect Single Photons - MIT Technology Review

When it comes to security, the quantum world offers unparalleled riches. Quantum cryptography, for example, promises absolute secrecy guaranteed by …

Gravity-lensed supernova magnifies understanding of universe

Using an automated supernova-hunting "pipeline," scientists at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have identified a Type Ia …

Universe

Scientists Found Something Super Weird in This Giant Glob of Stars

Globular clusters are just as they sound: giant spherical globs of stars gravitationally bound by a central force. But the source of that central …

Universe

The Weirdness of String Theory

Quantum mechanics is a difficult subject to get your head around and the more you think you know about it, the more you discover you don’t look much …

Quantum Mechanics

Scientists: "We Have Detected the Existence of a Fundamentally New State of Matter"

3D Quantum Liquid Crystals<p>Caltech physicists at the Institute for Quantum Information and Matter have discovered the first 3D quantum liquid crystal. …

Science hero Neil deGrasse Tyson delivers his most inspiring message yet

Scientific discovery has transformed the world, bringing us life-saving medicine, globe-trotting transportation, and the powerful, tiny computer …

Science

Hold Onto Your Brain: There Might Be Twice as Many Supermassive Black Holes in The Universe

Surprise!<p>A new discovery has potentially doubled the number of supermassive black holes that astronomers thought existed in our Universe.<p>Supermassive …

Universe

CERN Update: LHC Experiment Finds 'Intriguing' Hints Of Physics Beyond Standard Model

Nothing excites particle physicists more than possible signs of “new physics.” Finding cracks in the Standard Model and heralding an era of “new …

Black Hole Imaged For First Time By Event Horizon Telescope

For decades, scientists have held that Supermassive Black Holes (SMBHs) reside at the center of larger galaxies. These reality-bending points in …

String Theory Says We Have at Least 10 Dimensions, but That's Not the Weirdest Thing About It

<i>Our editors delve into Curiosity's top stories every day on a podcast that's shorter than your commute. Click here to listen and learn — in just a</i> …

Physics

Astronomers Have Discovered a Sizeable Object Lurking at The Edge of Our Solar System

Planet Nine's got a friend.<p>Astronomers have found a planetary body lurking at the edge of our Solar System, and they've named it DeeDee.<p>DeeDee, which …

Astronomers may have taken the first photo of a black hole

The Event Horizon Telescope project's astronomers can now breathe a sigh of relief. They finally managed to observe Sagittarius A* for five sleepless nights after switching on the array on April 4th. In other words, the team might have taken the first picture of a black hole ever. There were nights …

Black Holes

Physicists Say They've Created a Fluid With 'Negative Mass'

Holy crap.<p>Researchers in the US say they've created a fluid with negative mass in the lab... which is exactly as mind-bending as it sounds.<p>What it …