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Astronomical opportunities

Sophisticated imaging technology will be important for the European Space Agency's Cosmic Vision programme, which aims to answer fundamental questions about the Universe and its origins.

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Figure 3: A schematic of the four-telescope interferometer concept.


  1. European Space Agency Cosmic Vision: Space Science for Europe 2015-2025 Document BR-247 (ESA publications division, 2005).

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Gondoin, P. Astronomical opportunities. Nature Photon 1, 605–607 (2007).

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