electron telescope


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electron telescope

n
(Astronomy) an astronomical telescope with an attachment for converting the infrared radiation emitted from the surface of planets into a visible image
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DAMPE joins the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer and the Calorimetric Electron Telescope, both aboard the International Space Station, in taking the dark matter hunt to space.
HTV-5 carried a variety of experiments and supplies to the space station, including the NanoRacks External Payload Platform, which can house multiple investigations in the open-space environment of the station, and the CALorimetric Electron Telescope investigation, an astrophysics mission that measures high energy particles to search for dark matter and the origin of cosmic rays.
A Japanese group, led by Shoji Torii of Waseda University, is designing an instrument called CALorimetric Electron Telescope, or CALET, with the hope that it will be placed on the International Space Station in 2013.
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