NASA Figures Out How To Measure Light Emitted From Plants — From Space

Scientists can now measure how plants are growing on Earth — by observing their growth from space. New satellite technology tracks fluorescence, or the light emitted during photosynthesis, and uses the information to create global map visualizations. The days of measuring objects at a cellular level from space are upon us.

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