The accuracy of Australia’s defence surveillance radar is being improved through the use of a new low cost technique that uses meteor showers. Meteor showers naturally occur in the earth’s atmosphere on a continuous basis, day and night, as space rocks hit the circle of atmosphere protecting the earth’s surface.
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