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Can weak gravitational lensing or microlensing-induced wavefront distortion limit resolution of absurdly large aperture telescopes?

This is a theoretical question. This answer to the question If we had the right technology could we see a distant star in detail? (presumably space-based) primarily addresses the scaling of ...
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What is the farthest we can see into the universe?

Is there a limit in which the mass in space obscure the ability to detect anything farther even as technology progresses? Related: Can the range of the observable universe be extended through an ...
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Galaxy-Galaxy Weak Gravitational lensing signal

I'm still new to gravitational lensing, and I've been trying to read a paper that has to do with calculating the week lensing signal of galaxy-galaxy interactions in a sample of galaxies. I understand ...