Mr. Munich describes an idea for a new type of telescope: the neutron telescope. A very simple schematic diagram of the device is shown below:
Simple and elegant, isn't it? With the proper shielding, the device can detect neutrons from one direction only.
Is this a breakthrough for astronomers? Or are there reasons that this might not be the best use of resources? Your job: help us to make the decision by looking for the answers to these two questions.
Write your answers to these questions on a sheet of paper and hand them in before Oct 12, 2012.
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