2bit Astrophotography with the Game Boy Camera

Posted on 08-07-2017 by Alex Pietrow

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The Game Boy Camera is a monochrome, 2bit, 128x112 pixel CMOS camera from 1998 that was especially made to work with the Nintendo Game Boy. It is well known as the first affordable portable digital camera and was actually considered decent in its day. Currently it is not much more than a curiosity from days long past, but nevertheless fun to play with. Countless

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What causes double rainbows?

Posted on 18-10-2012 by Alex, question asked by Alfred

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Now that we understand rainbows and how they are formed, we can go deeper into the science behind them, and explain the workings of something much more mysterious; the double rainbow. For ages it has been seen as a sign of good luck and something even more magical than a single rainbow. Mainly because it is even rarer than a single rainbow and much

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How do rainbows work?

Posted on 18-10-2012 by Alex, question asked by SoobNauce

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Rainbows are one of natures most beautiful and amazing sights, mystifying people since the dawn of time. Inspiring hundreds of stories, myths and fairytales, rainbows are a source of fascination to many, however they are not well understood. So let us ask ourselves a few questions; How do rainbows work? Why always those colors? And why are they always arcs? To answer any of these

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What is the color of the Sun?

Posted on 08-10-2012 by Alex, question asked by Jack Sulser

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We all know the Sun as the big yellow disk in the sky, providing us with light and warmth. However if we look at the Sun at sunrise, sunset or even through a cloud, it suddenly turns red or orange and around noon it seems to be white. If we stop to think about it, then we realise that this is quite odd, what

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Why are Planets Round?

Posted on 23-09-2012 by Alex, Anthon, question asked by Melvin

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If we look at pictures of planets, stars or other celestial bodies, we soon see a resemblance between them: they are round. Now one may wonder why this is so, why can't we have cubic or pyramid shaped planets? To understand what is going on here, we need to first look at gravity and learn a few things about the creation of celestial bodies like the

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