ESA’s bug-eyed “fly-eye” telescope watch for Earth-threatening asteroids
13Sep

The Flyeye telescope is designed to detect asteroids that pose a potential hazard to Earth...

One aggravating property of the housefly is that swatting one is harder than it looks. That’s because flies have eyes designed for avoiding such a day-ruining event by detecting motion over a wide field of vision. Since asteroids have the potential to do to Earth what rolled newspapers do to flies, ESA is developing a telescope based on a fly’s eye as a new asteroid-hunting tool that could be the basis for a new asteroid defense network.
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