SLAC’s 3.2 Billion Pixel Camera 0

Good news for astronomy enthusiasts! The SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory is going to build the world’s biggest digital camera: the 3.2 Gigapixel Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST). The 3-ton LSST and its 189 sensors will be collecting 6 million gigabytes worth of photos of the night sky annually — roughly equivalent to shooting 800,000 photos […]