"World's most advanced camera" cranks up the contrast to join exoplanet hunt

Astronomers may have discovered almost 4,000 planets beyond our Solar System so far, but trying to image these worlds is a bit like trying to get a good look at a fly buzzing around the Sun. Described as the world’s largest and most advanced superconducting camera, a new instrument dubbed DARKNESS is designed to filter out the blinding light of host stars to see orbiting exoplanets in more detail than ever before…
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