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I If radiowaves are reflected from objects (i.e planets)...

  1. Sep 3, 2016 #1
    ...and they can penetrate a bit in the surface, we could image the subsurface right? I do not see the problem...
    Help please!
     
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  3. Sep 3, 2016 #2

    Vanadium 50

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    If they have already reflected off the surface, they aren't around any more to be reflected by something beneath the surface.
     
  4. Sep 3, 2016 #3

    DrSteve

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    Subsurface imaging of the moon has been done rather extensively.
     
  5. Sep 4, 2016 #4

    sophiecentaur

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    Imaging with a satellite would be relatively easy but there must be enormous problems using Earth based observation.
     
  6. Sep 4, 2016 #5

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