Quantum gravity gradiometer to spot what lies beneath

After more than 20 years of development, a device called “quantum gravity gradiometer” was finally developed to spot what lies under our streets, such as tunnels. 

The sensor is particularly good at cutting out interference from vibrations, temperature differences, and other factors that make it challenging to figure out what’s lying underground.

The new instrument is cheaper, faster, and more comprehensive than many available alternatives.  It should also be more reliable in its underground mapping.  While there are still some limitations to the device, this new technology can soon help us plan underground projects, learn more about Antarctica, and even predict volcanic eruptions.

Are you excited about this new window into the underground?  Will this development ultimately transform our society and our understanding of nature beneath our feet?  Comment your thoughts below.

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