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I'm curious if this means our sky survey of EMF radiation in space is also missing this band? I don't know our space telescope history and capabilities, but can anyone who knows more comment on whether or not we are missing this?



Not an astronomer, but it looks like the Herschel Space Observatory was in the THz gap [1]. Interestingly, the limit to its lifetime was how much liquid Helium they could keep onboard to cool their detector.

[1] https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herschel_Space_Observatory




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