A microscope equipped with infrared transmitting optics and capable of measuring the infrared absorption of minute samples with the aid of photoelectric cells.
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Misspelling of the Year 2013To explore the psyche of a people, do not look at what they do–look at what they do wrong. Today, we introduce the Misspelling of the Year. A word that was looked up significantly more this year than the year before. A word with lots of different misspellings. A word in the news. The word: furlough. In 2013, Dictionary.com saw tens of thousands of lookups …
- infrared astronomy,
- infrared galaxy,
- infrared photography,
- infrared radiation,
- infrared star,
- infrared telescope,
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