Scientists launched a device that will study the dark energy in the universe. This device is a camera with the highest resolution in history.
Dark Energy Camera has a resolution of 570th megapixels. That’s a dozen times more than the cameras in the latest mobile phones (even in an iphone 5). And the better the resolution, the more data can be obtained from the individual images.
Located in Chile camera in the next five years is to take a picture of three hundred million galaxies. It will be observed, inter alia, the light from distant celestial objects – remote even by eight billion light years from Earth. It will also create a three-dimensional map of clusters of galaxies. In this way, scientists want to learn more about dark energy, which is likely to fill three quarters of our universe, but whose existence has not been confirmed officially.