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It takes more than one kind of telescope to see the light
This is a NASA article on why we need different kinds of telescopes to look at outer space - from 1999, but still an excellent article!
Answer these questions in Journal 6, part a.)
- How do telescopes rely on the interaction between energy and matter?
- Can one telescope detect all EM waves? Why or why not?
- Who discovered the first EM waves coming from space that were not visible light?
- List several other types of telescopes for the different EM waves and give some information about each.
Click http://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/1999/features/ast20apr99_1/ link to open resource.