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Glitter Cloud May Serve as Space Mirror

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Glitter mirror

This image shows white light reflected off of a glitter mirror onto a camera sensor. Researchers tested this in a laboratory as part of the concept of "Orbiting Rainbows," a low-cost solution for space telescope mirrors.

Credit: G. Swartzlander/Rochester Institute of Technology

What does glitter have to do with finding stars and planets outside our solar system?

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