How future spacecraft might handle tricky landings on Venus or Europa

The best way to know a world is to touch it. Scientists have observed the planets and moons in our solar system for centuries, and have flown spacecraft past the orbs for decades. But to really understand these worlds, researchers need to get their hands dirty — or at least a spacecraft’s landing pads. Since […]

Shooting koalas in 12K for IMAX is as tricky as it sounds

Just imagine pictures of Koalas on a massive IMAX screen. (Pixabay /) Shooting footage for IMAX movies has never been particularly easy or cheap. Back in the good old days, IMAX required 70mm film, which was twice the width of 35mm film  used in typical cinema and still photography cameras. It was heavy, cumbersome, and […]