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Picture Cathy saying: "This week's challenge calls for vision. Long distance vision. Our teams are going to build far-seeing devices, then we'll test their eyesight with some very big, very distant eyecharts."
telescopes of different kinds--can they rig lenses from headlights? history of telescopes big "eyechart" signs at various distances (like the measurements down the length of a driving range); see the farthest, go on to the next round
-- Linda Carson (firstname.lastname@example.org), January 14, 2001
Reflector vs Refractor? Where's the two methods? Additionally grinding lens' is meticulous work. Not the sort of bodging for a recip saw.
-- ChanzReed (email@example.com), January 15, 2001.
Well scapheapers I've got an idea Howsa 'bout the reflector from a headlamp (poor imitation of robert). No clue on other lenses
-- Stephen A. Binion (Stephenbinion@hotmail.com), January 15, 2001.