Astronomy surveys aim to up the pace with army of tiny robots | Science

Hundreds of fibers, arranged by hand, capture light at the Sloan Digital Sky Survey’s New Mexico telescope. DAN LONG/APACHE POINT OBSERVATORY By Daniel CleryFeb. 3, 2021 , 3:25 PM It was one of the stranger and more monotonous jobs in astronomy: plugging optical fibers into hundreds of holes in aluminum plates. Every day, technicians with […]