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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...

http://www.astro.cornell.edu/research/projects/atacama/index...
View Resource WISE: Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer

This University of California-Berkeley website discusses the goal of the Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) to "map the sky in infrared light, searching for the nearest and coolest stars, the origins of stellar and planetary systems, and the most luminous galaxies in the Universe." After reading an overview of the mission, users can find out about the science behind the mission including...

http://wise.ssl.berkeley.edu/