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Fraser
2011-Dec-11, 05:50 PM
On the longer end of the electromagnetic spectrum, infrared and radio telescopes have been around for decades helping astronomers understand more about the universe. But this is only part of the picture. The cold dust that absorbs the visible light to create the dark regions seen through optical telescopes is actually absorbing the lightís energy [...]

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publiusr
2011-Dec-11, 07:20 PM
I seem to remember a milimetric camera that was used to look through fog
http://www.rense.com/general26/throu.htm
http://cricketdiane.wordpress.com/2009/04/25/feed-your-brain-build-a-business-interdisciplinary-cross-tech-applications-for-new-products-and-real-world-problem-solving/
http://spie.org/x648.html?product_id=802660&showAbstracts=true&origin_id=x648

I also seem to remember a claim that rotation of air caused by a chopper was seen even when the helicopter was below the horizon at some distance. If it can see through fog, could it see tightening rotation of a mesocyclone?