Apparently if you get enough short-sighted old folks together, and keep them talking: they can, as a group, see better than anyone.
It sounds crazy, but our radio telescopes use it to see very very clearly. The trick called “radio interferometry”, and it’s used to see so deep into the dark, you can’t even IMAGINE!
Physicists: Rupinder Brar, Sabrina Stierwalt
Intro Music: Ted Leo and the Pharmacists
Exit Music: John Vanderslice
also, just for fun, here’s a photo of Hercules A, a radiogalaxy.