Dark side of the Moon: surveillance scope (science documentary).

November 26, 2020 | By | Reply More

John Michael Godier speaks with Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay about his cunning plans for putting a radio telescope inside a crater on the dark side of the moon, in this twenty-minute-long video.

An ultra-long-wavelength radio telescope on the far-side of the Moon has tremendous advantages compared to Earth-based and Earth-orbiting telescopes.

A Lunar Crater telescope can observe the universe at wavelengths greater than 10m (i.e., frequencies below 30MHz), which are reflected by the Earth’s ionosphere and are hitherto largely unexplored by humans.

Dark side of the Moon: surveillance scope (science documentary).


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