Hyperspectral Radio Eye the Size of Earth ➶

Casey Handmer, writing about the Starlink satellite network:

Starlink has received its fair share of criticism, drawn perhaps by its overwhelming scale and potential impacts to ground-based astronomy. But Starlink can also be the single greatest scientific instrument ever built, a hyperspectral radio eye the size of the Earth, capable of decoding information about the Earth and the universe that is right up against the limits of physics.

# Friday, 19 November 2021

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