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Much of the light emitted from stars and other astrophysical objects is absorbed by dust and reemitted at far-IR or submillimeter wavelengths—radiation that is notoriously difficult to detect. Last year researchers from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory proposed a new type of detector for that regime, with an eye toward future, more sensitive space missions.

This might also have some possible applicability in detecting the presence of UFOs, it would seem.  To read the rest of the article, click here.