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2004-12-22 08:40:00

Rochester -- It would be a planetary scientist's dream to peer through the eyes of a distant rover's lenses in real-time, looking around an alien landscape as if she were actually on the planet's surface, but current radio transmitters can't handle the bandwidth necessary for a video feed across several million miles. New technology recently patented by scientists at the University of Rochester, however, may make applications like a Mars video feed possible, using lasers instead of radio...


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kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'