Casual Friday — taking a peek into MIRI's secrets

Come 2014 (if a few bothersome issues can be worked out), the Webb space telescope will be launched on its mission to peer far back into the history of the universe, using infrared light. Here’s a quick bit of video on the MIRI (Mid InfraRed Instrument) detectors that will play a big part in the mission:

H/T: Jack Kennedy of Spaceports

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