According to a report in New Scientist, the Balloon-borne Large Aperture Submillimeter Telescope (BLAST) got around this problem by floating above most of Earth's atmosphere.
What does SMT stand for?
SMT stands for Submillimeter Telescope
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- Suomen Matkatoimisto (Finnish travel agency)
- Supervised Manufacturer's Testing
Samples in periodicals archive:
Using a submillimeter telescope to peer into 21 dense, massive star-forming regions, Henrik Beuther and his colleagues at the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy in Heidelberg, Germany, have for the first time found a chemical compound present throughout the process of massive star birth.
The galaxies studied by Alexander and his colleagues are known as submillimeter galaxies, so-called because they were originally identified by the James Clerk Maxwell submillimeter telescope (JCMT) on Mauna Kea, Kailua, Hawaii.
Melnick says the best bet for follow-up studies is the European Space Agency's Herschel Space Observatory, a far-infrared and submillimeter telescope scheduled for launch in 2007.
A submillimeter telescope is well suited for detecting dust in distant galaxies.
A slew of instruments, including the Space Infrared Telescope Facility and the Far InfraRed and Submillimeter Telescope, scheduled for launch early in the next decade, may provide answers.