Curatorial Assistant David Sliski pulls glass negatives to be scanned. The archive contains 525,000 glass plates weighing a total of roughly 170 tons.
Some of those slides must overlap parts of the sky. I hope they do a comparison looking for astroids. May indicate an orbit that can he forecast into the future. Could be first indication of a future threat to earth that has not been identified previously.
Five amazing, clean technologies that will set us free, in this month's energy-focused issue. Also: how to build a better bomb detector, the robotic toys that are raising your children, a human catapult, the world's smallest arcade, and much more.
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