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Sunday, October 11, 2009

Canadian Nobel Winner made this possible

Canadian born and educated Willard S. Boyle developes the CCD (charged couple device) in 1969. That device turns photons (light) to electrical signals. Thirty years later, that technology made the Hubble Ultra Deep Field imagery possible. Forty years after the initial work, he shared the Nobel prize for physics for the CCD. Not too shabby, eh. :)

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