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View Resource Cornell: The Atacama Telescope Project

This website features Cornell's work to develop a large far infrared/sub-millimeter telescope to address questions related to the origin and evolution of the universe, galaxies, stars, interstellar matter, and planetary systems. Visitors can download the notes from the 2003 workshop held in Pasadena, California dealing with science, telescopes, and instrumentation. Students and educators can find...
View Resource Infrared Astronomy

Despite the claims of certain science fiction novels and films, humans cannot see in infrared. As many people know, the primary source of infrared radiation is heat, and the study of infrared astronomy allows scientists to detect radiation emitted from objects throughout the universe. This delightful website (created by NASA and the Infrared Processing and Analysis Center at the California...