The Scientists develop the system that automatically identifies animals using a camera. The identification is based on the heat they give off. This can be very helpful in tracking and identifying endangered animals.
A thermal image of elephants, part of an effort to apply tools from astronomy to help conservationists and fight poaching. The conversation started over a fence dividing two backyards. On one side, an ecologist remarked that surveying animals is a pain. His neighbor, an astronomer, said he could see […]