Planckâ€™s cooling system - full view
May 26, 2009
To achieve the mission goals, the Planck instruments - the Low Frequency Instrument (LFI) and the High Frequency Instrument (HFI) - will operate at a few degrees above absolute zero. To achieve this, a series of cooling stages are required.
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