• Scientists Take World's First 3,200MP Photos with Sensor Made for World's Largest Digital Camera

    18 days ago - By Peta Pixel

    Scientists at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have just captured the world's first 3,200MP photos using an image sensor array that will become the heart of the world's largest digital camera. While higher res photos have been stitched together before, these are the largest single-frame digital photographs ever captured .
    The sensor array behind this feat should be familiar to PetaPixel readers. Made up of 189 16MP CCD sensors that have been arranged together into a tiled mosaic, the array will become the core of the LSST (AKA the “world's largest digital...
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