Please create an account to participate in the Slashdot moderation system

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Space

Submission + - Is the Canadian Arctic the Future of Astronomy?->

sciencehabit writes: Frigid temperatures, dry air, and endless nights should, in theory, make the polar regions top spots for ground-based optical astronomy. So far, Antarctica has been getting all the action, with roughly a handful of optical telescopes peering into the sky from the icy continent. But a new study indicates that the Canadian high Arctic is also a good spot for ground-based optical astronomy. In fact, the great white north offers some practical advantages over the Antarctic.
Link to Original Source
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Is the Canadian Arctic the Future of Astronomy?

Comments Filter:

"It might help if we ran the MBA's out of Washington." -- Admiral Grace Hopper

Working...