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Monthly Archives: December 2009
As I discussed in my blog post on December 8, 2009, visible light is only one portion of the electromagnetic spectrum used for astronomical observations. Astronomers routinely observe the radiation emitted by objects at other wavelengths – like infrared. Radio … Continue reading
My previous blog post discussed the impending launch of the WISE spacecraft and infrared astronomy in general. I'm pleased to report that the WISE spacecraft was successfully launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California this morning at 6:09 a.m., … Continue reading
Image Credit: NASA/VAFB If everything goes according to plan, NASA will launch the Wide-field Infared Survey Explorer (WISE) spacecraft on Friday, December 11, 2009 from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. (Please note: At the time this blog post was … Continue reading