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August 14, 1995 | K.C. COLE, TIMES SCIENCE WRITER
It's snowing starlight, and the telescopes here are lapping it up. Like children with their tongues stretched out to catch an icy crystal, astronomers are trying to intercept signals as they fall from the sky in a bewildering variety of forms. The trouble is, the teeming population of the universe comes decked out in too many bells and whistles, all commanding attention at the same time. They roar in radio frequencies, shriek in ultraviolet, sparkle in visible light, whisper in the infrared.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 14, 1995 | K.C. COLE, TIMES SCIENCE WRITER
It's snowing starlight, and the telescopes here are lapping it up. Like children with their tongues stretched out to catch an icy crystal, astronomers are trying to intercept signals as they fall from the sky in a bewildering variety of forms. The trouble is, the teeming population of the universe comes decked out in too many bells and whistles, all commanding attention at the same time. They roar in radio frequencies, shriek in ultraviolet, sparkle in visible light, whisper in the infrared.
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