Blog Post 9: Astronomy, Light, Photography, EM Radiation

For the 9th blog post, post the following

  • What strikes you about the size of the universe and our solar system? (See: Scale of the Solar System, If the Moon were a pixel)
  • What is light? What distinguishes it from other phenomena in the universe? Why is it significant?
  • How do digital cameras function to capture the light traveling through the universe and turn them into an image? (See: How Charge Coupled Devices Work)
  • What did you do this week for your capstone project? What are you excited about? What fears do you have?