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Image 1 - The Amazing Technology That Crafted the Webb Telescope Technology
2012-03-16 02:57:04

The creation of the next generation James Webb Space Telescope was only possible as a result of imagining and developing the industrial machines that would make it a reality.

NuSTAR's Mirrors Baked In Zhang's Glass Kitchen
2012-02-24 04:28:37

For more than a decade, the astrophysicist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., experimented with a new technique for efficiently manufacturing super-thin, low-cost curved telescope mirror segments to collect and focus ever-elusive, high-energy X-ray photons.

2011-11-28 12:00:00

The Boutique Accessories Virtual Mirror was recently labeled 'The Future Of Online Shopping' on Channel 7’s morning show, Sunrise. Sydney, NSW (PRWEB)

2011-10-26 07:00:00

Sydor Optics has been named to INC 5000’s list of the nation’s fastest-growing private firms, ranked at number 2359.

2011-10-21 07:00:00

Sydor Optics, a Rochester, NY based manufacturer of precision, flat glass optics, completes a $4.5M investment to increase capacity and meet customer demand.

Webb Telescope Completes Mirror-Coating Milestone
2011-09-14 06:42:01

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope has reached a major milestone in its development.


Latest Mirror Reference Libraries

Spectrophobia
2013-12-24 12:23:34

Spectrophobia is a kind of specific phobia involving a morbid fear of mirrors. Catoptrophobia is the fear of mirrors. This phobia is distinct from Eisoptrophobia, which is the fear of your own reflection. In general, an individual suffering from this phobia has been traumatized in an event where they believe they have seen or heard apparitions or ghosts. The individual could also become traumatized by television shows, nightmares, or horror films. This fear could be the result of a trauma...

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2004-10-19 04:45:43

Adaptive Optics -- Adaptive optics is a technology to improve the performance of Earth-based telescopes, reversing the effect of atmospheric distortions. When light from a star or another astronomical object enters the Earth's atmosphere, the different temperature layers and different wind speeds distort and move the image in various ways (see seeing for a proper discussion). The net result is that an 8 meters or 10 meters telescope (like the VLT or Keck), while theoretically capable...

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  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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