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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 WISE's part in studying brown dwarfs. Professional astronomers can examine technical information about the spacecraft, its instrumentation, and data analysis. Educators and students can find classroom activities, interesting images, and informative movies and simulations.

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  • Science > General
  • Science > Astronomy
  • Science > Technology

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