China Launched 'Einstein Probe' With X-Ray Tech Inspired By Lobster Eye
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A Chinese Long March-2C rocket launched the Einstein Probe (EP) satellite from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center.
"The satellite will monitor the X-ray sky to discover & characterise high-energy transients and variability in X-ray band," according to ESA.

The satellite employs x-ray technology inspired by a lobster eye.

Credit: | footage courtesy: China Central Television (CCTV) | edited by Steve Spaleta