Researchers from MIT have developed a camera that can take pictures in almost total darkness. It works by mathematically reconstructing 3D images from single photons reflected from dimly lit objects. The achievement could result in stealthy spy cameras, or treat eyes that are easily damaged by excess light.

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Corpore Metal

"The achievement could result in stealthy spy cameras..."

Let's be honest. Night vision for soldiers, drones and military, spy and police optics is mostly what it's going to be used for.