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The world's largest digital camera will soon be scanning the sky for asteroids that are on a potential crash course with Earth.1.4 gigapixel camera developed by Lincoln Laboratory at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The 1.4 gigapixel Pan-Starrs digital camera was assembled at Lincoln Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US

The camera is one quarter of a $100 M project designed to search the sky for potentially hazardous asteroids.

Image Credit: Richard Wainscoat

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