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Apps We Love: AutoStitch Panorama

Have you ever wanted to capture a wider view in a photo? Do you sometimes wish you had a better camera on your iPhone or iPod Touch? With AutoStitch, you can: – Combine multiple photos to produce wide-angle panoramas with no visible seams – Create...

GeoFun: LEGO Science!

There may be no better way to engage kids of all ages in learning about science than with a Lego-based DNA molecule, robot or rocket. WIRED SCIENCE scoured the internet for the best, quirkiest, most innovative examples of science-inspired Lego creations. They’ve...

Time Lapse Star Scape Video

The night sky seems unchanging to the naked eye, but beauty is hidden beyond the limits of unaided human perception. As Earth rotates, the sky moves, revealing astronomical events that only time-lapse photography – a series of exposures lasting for minutes...

Ten Years of Images from Space

Ten years ago this March, the European Space Agency launched an 8-ton satellite called Envisat that would deliver back to Earth some of the most beautiful images of our planet taken from space. Since then, Envisat has orbited Earth more than 50,000 times and has lived...

LiDAR Mapping and Archaeology

“Just like the advent of radiocarbon dating, LiDAR will have the same impact” proclaimed archaeologist Chris Fisher. LiDAR, or “light detection and ranging,” acts as a sort of radar with light, painting the target area with lasers and recording the time it takes to...