A device which will let us see all!

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first thing, do you think such a device can be technologically feasible?
do you think we need it?

i think if we can build such a device why not?! i think the advantages of it are more than the disadvantages.
 

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neutroncount
See all what?
 
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Originally posted by neutroncount
See all what?
All the spectrum of the light.
 
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You can't build a single device that sees the entire spectrum, but you can build a bunch of separate devices that see parts of it and link them together. Same effect.
 
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At some point you would have to sacrifice resolution for bandwidth for the final "viewing"; or you would only be able to view sections of the spectrum at any time.

As an upper limit, I suggest the frequency √ = E/h; where E is the total energy of the universe.

We will need an infinitely long antenna for the low end.
:wink:
 
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Originally posted by loop quantum gravity
square root of what equals E/h?
I just thought the radic looks more like the nu that I know and love.
I meant frequency = E/h
 

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