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Spain: La Palma observatory gets smart to fight volcano dust

La Palma’s highest point where enormous telescopes dot the rocky landscape is using smart ways to fight volcano ash.The dust from the erupting Cumbre Vieja volcano on the Spanish Canary Island can clog up machinery, scratch lenses and cause electrical interference at the state-of-the-art observatory, hampering scientific work.Most of the instruments are encased within huge […]