optics

On its Next run, LIGO Will be Able to Probe 8 Times as Much Space

Materials science has once again come through for space exploration.  Researchers at the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) have developed…

4 months ago

Parabolic Mirror

[/caption] Sometimes, in astronomy, the name of a thing describes it well; a parabolic mirror is, indeed, a mirror which…

12 years ago

Visible Light

[/caption] Of all the wavelengths in the electromagnetic spectrum, those that lie between 400 nm to 700 nm are the…

13 years ago