MicroSpec: Revolutionary Instrument on a Chip

  • Released Thursday, June 30, 2011

Scientists may finally get a glimpse at our adolescent universe from a revolutionary new technology being developed at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center. An instrument on a chip. This new, potentially game-changing instrument, called MicroSpec, is a far-infrared spectrometer that will be 10,000 times more sensitive and infinitely smaller than it's predecessor.

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  • MicroSpec: Revolutionary Instrument on a Chip (ID: 2010135)
    Thursday, June 30, 2011 at 4:00AM
    Produced by - Jesse Allen (Raytheon)