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Resolving power

resolving power 1. (Science: optics) The resolution of an optical system defines the closest proximity of two objects that... Read More

Numerical aperture

numerical aperture For a lens the resolving power depends upon the wavelength of light being used and inversely upon the... Read More

Airy disk

Airy disk (Science: microscopy) The image of a bright point object as focused by a lens system. With monochromatic light, it... Read More

Watching how planets form

Anatomy of a planet-forming disc around a star more massive than the sun   Artist's... Read More