Hubble, Hubble, seeing double!

In this new Hubble image two objects are clearly visible, shining brightly. When they were first discovered in 1979, they were thought to be separate objects — however, astronomers soon realized that these twins are a little too identical!

Lost Prometheus images tease alternate alien mutation

So we have tons of extra footage on the DVD/Blu-ray release of Prometheus to look forward to. Fortunately, we don't have to wait any longer to see an alternate version of the Fifield mutation.

Latest Prometheus image needs deciphering


A new image from Ridley Scott’s Prometheus - featuring Noomi Rapace and Logan Marshall-Green - is making the obligatory rounds in cyberspace.

Image matching software recognises photos, paintings, sketches

Carnegie Mellon researchers say they've created a computerized way of matching images in photos, paintings and sketches that's almost as good as the human eye.

Hubble snaps 'Christmas tree bauble'

New images from the Hubble Space Telescope show an appropriately festive-looking bubble of gas in our neighbouring galaxy, the Large Magellanic Cloud.

Embedded malware hidden in image files

The Microsoft Malware Protection Center (MMPC) has positively identified a malicious script embedded in image files.

Toshiba designs "glasses free" 3D display

Toshiba Mobile has designed a 21-inch autostereoscopic high-definition display for use with next-generation 3D monitors.

Skeptical Sony questions Nintendo 3DS announcement

A skeptical Sony spokesperson has questioned the logic of Nintendo's decision to market a 3D handheld device.

Developer unlocks Windows Phone 7 emulator

An intrepid developer has managed to successfully unlock Microsoft's recently released Windows Phone 7 emulator.