TIL that the James Webb Space Telescope’s Wavefront Sensing and Control technology resulted in advances in diagnosing eye conditions as well as improving LASIK procedures.

Read more: https://www.jwst.nasa.gov/content/about/innovations/wavefront.html

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  1. This is why experimental science is important.

    Discovery.

    When the electron was discovered, nobody thought it would be useful. And now we have an entire globe using electricity.

    We have to learn more about everything, because we don’t even know how it will be important. YET.

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