Space

Could We Hide The Earth?

Theoretically, we could hide the Earth from faraway telescopes, using a properly placed laser pointer.

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Sources:
http://arxiv.org/pdf/1603.08928v1.pdf
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/03/160331105930.htm
http://exoplanetarchive.ipac.caltech.edu/docs/counts_detail.html
http://www.openexoplanetcatalogue.com/
http://kepler.nasa.gov/Mission/faq/#c1
http://www.seti.org/seti-institute/project/details/fermi-paradox

The ecliptic is the path of the sun


http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/optmod/qualig.html

What is the electromagnetic spectrum?


http://voyager.jpl.nasa.gov/spacecraft/goldenrec.html

Images:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ecliptic#/media/File:Earths_orbit_and_ecliptic.PNG
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kepler_(spacecraft)#/media/File:NASA-KeplerSpaceTelescope-ArtistConcept-20141027.jpg
http://kepler.nasa.gov/mission/QuickGuide/missiondesign/photometer/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Absorption_spectroscopy#/media/File:Sodium_in_atmosphere_of_exoplanet_HD_209458.jpg

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