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NASA Wants $17.5 Billion for Science Missions, Flying Telescope

However, a large airborne infrared telescope known as the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) would be grounded unless NASA's partner on the project, the German Aerospace Center, steps up its contribution, a senior agency official said ...http://www.nbcnews.com/science/space/nasa-wants-17-5-billion-science-missions-fl...

Take a look at the WOW-rion Nebula

visible view is a major focus for NASA researchers using the brand-new Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, or SOFIA. During last week's winter meeting of the American Astronomical Society in Seattle, the researchers in charge of SOFIA's ...http://photoblog.nbcnews.com/_news/2011/01/20/5880111-take-a-look-at-the-wow-rio...

'First light' for flying observatory

The first images from a telescope are always a cause for celebration among astronomers. The team behind the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, or SOFIA, celebrated their telescope's first in-flight night observations on May 26. The composite ...http://cosmiclog.nbcnews.com/_news/2010/06/02/4454377-first-light-for-flying-obs...

Greatest hits from Herschel

Infrared astronomy is traditionally described as focusing on the "old, cold and dusty" - that is, the redshifted light from ancient galaxies on the edge of the observable universe, cool objects such as brown dwarfs that shine only in infrared wavelengths ...http://cosmiclog.nbcnews.com/_news/2010/04/12/4349735-greatest-hits-from-hersche...

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Infrared astronomy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Updated April. 10, 2014

Infrared astronomy is the branch of astronomy and astrophysics that studies astronomical objects visible in infrared (IR) radiation. The wavelength of infrared light ...http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Infrared_astronomy

Infrared Astronomy

Updated April. 10, 2014

All about infrared astronomy from NASA's infrared astronomy center: Discovery of infrared, what is infrared and infrared astronomy, history, the infrared universe ...http://coolcosmos.ipac.caltech.edu/cosmic_classroom/ir_tutorial/

INFRARED ASTRONOMY - Overview - Infrared Processing and ...

Updated April. 9, 2014

Infrared Astronomy is the detection and study of the infrared radiation (heat energy) emitted from objects in the Universe. Every object that has a temperature ...http://www.ipac.caltech.edu/outreach/Edu/importance.html

Infrared astronomy - Wikiversity

Updated March. 17, 2014

Infrared astronomy deals with the detection and analysis of infrared radiation (wavelengths longer than red light). Except at wavelengths close to visible light ...http://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/Infrared_astronomy