The KID far infrared detector achieves the highest possible sensitivity

Andromeda galaxy within the far infrared. Credit score: ESA/NASA/JPL-Caltech/B. Schulz Astronomy has a blind spot in far infrared radiation in comparison with most different wavelengths. A far infrared area telescope can solely use its full sensitivity with an actively cooled mirror at temperatures beneath 4 Kelvin (-269℃). Such a telescope doesn’t but exist, which is … Read more