Laser Transmission Explained: What It Means For Transmitting Data During Space Exploration

The world of science fiction is obsessed with lasers, but real scientists are not too far behind with that tech in real life, deploying it everywhere from watching cellular reactions to attempting Sun-like fusion on Earth. However, the denizens of Earth need lasers to voyage into the depths of space and demystify what’s out there. Unfortunately, with existing communication tech, those lofty goals won’t be possible. Take for example the Voyager probe, which was launched in 1977, and currently

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