Topic: Wide-Field Infrared Survey Explorer
The images of these star-nurseries were taken by NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE, space telescope, which is about three-fourths of the way through it's infrared scan of the entire sky.
05/24/2010 01:44 pm
1719 Jens, an asteroid passing through our solar system, passed in front of the Tadpole Nebula, about 12,000 light-years away, in a new infrared snapshot taken by NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer.
05/14/2010 07:26 pm
NASA is scheduled to launch its WISE space observatory Monday. It will map the whole sky in infrared wavelengths, potentially revealing objects many telescopes can't see.
12/13/2009 06:25 pm