Star cents: how the cost of NASA’s next big space telescope skyrocketed.(James Webb Space Telescope): An article from: Science News

This digital document is an article from Science News, published by Science Service, Inc. on April 9, 2011. The length of the article is 3400 words. The page length shown above is based on a typical 300-word page. The article is delivered in HTML format and is available immediately after purchase. You can view it with any web browser.Citation DetailsTitle: … Read More

Microscope camera attachment test – coin 40x mag

Testing the range of magnification and quality using an slr camera attachment for a microscope/telescope eyepieces. Microscope was a Motic stereo 10-40x magnification microscope. Photo available free for noncommercial use. Please contact me if you use any of my images non-commercially or otherwise, either via flickr or on my website as I like to keep a record of when, … Read More

AmScope 10x-20x-30x-60x Digital Binocular Stereo Microscope with Top & Bottom Dual Light Illumination System + USB Digital Camera

This binocular arm-stand stereo microscope comes with a 640×480 pixel USB digital camera. It has four magnification power settings, 10X, 20X, 30X & 60X, and a versatile illumination system that provides both incident (top) lighting and transmitted (bottom) illumination. You can choose between incident illumination shining down onto the object or transmitted illumination through the frosted stage plate. The first … Read More

Carson Zorb Digital Microscope

The MM-480 zOrb from Carson Optical is a Digital Microscope with an integrated camera that displays the magnified image right on your computer screen . The impressive 35x Magnification (14″ monitor) allows you to see details of ordinary objects you never knew existed! The built-in internal illuminator ensures a clear and bright image. The zOrb Digital Microscope comes in 3 … Read More

Shift 3 The Black Series Deck USB Turntable Converter

o Save all your vinyl albums with these Shift3 turntable converters o DJ equipment converts LPs into a MP3 format o Turntables have a 2-speed belt-drive o Comes with two turntables o Plays 33 RPM and 45 RPM singles o Soft felt mat helps protect your record from damage o Removable transparent dust cover o USB connectivity for PC and … Read More

365 day113 Is there anybody out there?

Jodrell Bank, Cheshire. Lovell Telescope. At 76 metres in diameter this is the world’s 3rd-largest fully-steerable telescope. Almost as old as me! "Even now, it remains one of the biggest and most powerful radio telescopes in the world, spending most of its time investigating cosmic phenomena which were undreamed of when it was conceived."

Webb Mirrors on Wheels

Once the first two mirrors that will fly aboard NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope arrived at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. in a large moving truck on Sept. 17, they were off-loaded with a forklift and placed on platforms with wheels to make the easier to move into NASA’s giant clean room. This photo shows four technicians … Read More