Astronomy Cast

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Astronomy Cast brings you a weekly fact-based journey through the cosmos.


Ep. 131: Submillimeter Astronomy

March 30th, 2009

Episode 151 of 460 episodes

Last week we examined the largest wavelength in the electromagnetic spectrum: radio. This week we get a little smaller… but not too small! And look at the next step in the spectrum, the submillimeter. Astronomers have only recently began exploiting this tiny slice of the spectrum, but the payoff has been huge.

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