The 500 megapixel Dark Energy Camera

The 500 megapixels Dark Energy Camera project - Digital cameras, digital camera reviews, photography views and news newsMay 28, 2004
Dark energy comprises about 70 percent of the universe and is is one of the biggest mysteries facing science today. A new experiment to measure the properties of dark energy with the help of a digital cmera is on its way. At the heart of the so called "DECam" are some 70 rectangular (2k x 4k) CCDs, each with 8 million pixels. The CCDs used in the DECam are a new developement of Berkeley National Laboratory. The hefty 500 Mp DECam will measure one-halfmeter-diameter...More