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Wednesday, September 19th, 2007

A Missile in Your Eye

by Patrick L. Barry

Sometimes technology developed to study nature on a macrocosmic scale is equally useful on a microscopic scale. Take spectrometry, for example. Who would have thought that a technology for analyzing the composition of missile exhaust would help to diagnose eye disease? Read about this aerospace technology-medical spin-off.