Even with the many advancements just in recent history, most of what humans “know” about the universe beyond our solar system is based on theory and observation. That includes the edges where the disgraced Pluto hangs out in shame. But observation from Earth can only go so far. Our planet’s dense atmosphere (Earth’s got bass), light pollution (it’s lit), and man-made?electromagnetic radiation (turn it up), significantly affect the view from Earth. The submitted solution? The Lunar Crater Radio Telescope project or LCRT - a proposal to build a massive radio telescope in a 100-meter long, bowl-shaped crater on the moon. Click here to learn more!
“The exploration of space will go ahead, whether we join in it or not.” —
U.S. President John F Kennedy