Images of space transformed by chips

 作者:龙规     |      日期:2019-03-08 05:20:10
By MacGregor Campbell This year’s Nobel prize for physics was partly awarded to Willard Boyle and George Smith for inventing the charge-coupled device (CCD), the sensor that acts as the retina of digital cameras. But long before it reached consumers, the technology was used in astronomy. Explore these images to see how CCDs showed us space as never before. See gallery: Images of space transformed by chips More on these topics: