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Latest Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer Stories

New Clues About Inner Workings Of Black Hole Jets
2011-09-20 13:49:27

Astronomers using NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) have captured rare data of a flaring black hole, revealing new details about these powerful objects and their blazing jets.

NASA Says Dinosaur Killer Still Remains At Large
2011-09-19 13:40:36

NASA said on Monday that the family of asteroids believed to be responsible for the destruction of dinosaurs is innocent.

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2011-08-23 20:19:17

Scientists using data from NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) have discovered the coldest class of star-like bodies, with temperatures as cool as the human body.

2011-07-27 15:33:00

WASHINGTON, July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Astronomers studying observations taken by NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) mission have discovered the first known "Trojan" asteroid orbiting the sun along with Earth.

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2011-06-02 06:30:00

Ancient astronomers looked up at the dark skies in wonder, as the stars marched by overhead like precision dancers.

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2011-04-15 09:15:01

Astronomers across the globe can now sift through hundreds of millions of galaxies, stars and asteroids collected in the first bundle of data from NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) mission.

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2011-04-04 08:15:00

It might look like an abstract painting, but this splash of colors is in fact a busy star-forming complex called Rho Ophiuchi.


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