This Telescope Shoots Lasers to Unlock the Mysteries of the Cosmos

18sqvq6ccxh4rjpgGround-based telescopes have long struggled to achieve the image clarity and resolution of their orbiting cousins due in large part to atmospheric distortions. That’s why we build observatories on mountain tops: to minimize the amount of atmosphere between the telescope and incoming starlight. But with the help of a cutting-edge adaptive optic system, astronomers are […]

from Gizmodo UK http://www.gizmodo.co.uk/2013/07/this-telescope-shoots-lasers-to-unlock-the-mysteries-of-the-cosmos/

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