The 116 images NASA wants aliens to see

Here are all the photos flying through interstellar space on Voyager’s Golden Record. When Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 launched into space in 1977, their mission was to explore the outer solar system, and over the following decade, they did so admirably. With an 8-track tape memory system and onboard computers that are thousands of Read MoreRead More

A Brief History of the Camera Flash, From Explosive Powder to LED Lights

  Since the first days of photography, a little extra light was needed to get a proper exposure – check out these different strategies used to illuminate the subject, if only for a brief second. The first known photograph was captured in 1826 when light reacted with a particular type of asphalt known as Bitumen of Judea. Read MoreRead More

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