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2010-11-17 12:45:00

A new image from NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer shows what looks like a glowing jellyfish floating at the bottom of a dark, speckled sea.

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2010-11-10 06:40:00

NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE, has eyed its first cool brown dwarf: a tiny, ultra-cold star floating all alone in space.

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2010-10-14 09:00:00

The Sculptor galaxy is shown in different infrared hues, in this new mosaic from NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE.

2010-10-05 15:15:00

BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) spacecraft built by Ball Aerospace has captured an image of Comet Hartley 2, the comet that another of Ball's spacecraft - the Deep Impact Flyby - is scheduled to image on November 4.

2010-10-05 14:26:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE, caught a glimpse of the comet that the agency's EPOXI mission will visit in November.

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2010-10-05 15:15:00

NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE, caught a glimpse of the comet that the agency's EPOXI mission will visit in November.

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2010-10-05 07:35:00

After completing its primary mission to map the infrared sky, NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE, has reached the expected end of its onboard supply of frozen coolant.

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2010-09-02 14:20:00

New research from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope reveals that asteroids somewhat near Earth, termed near-Earth objects, are a mixed bunch, with a surprisingly wide array of compositions.

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2010-08-11 08:15:00

NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE, is warming up becuase the spacecraft is running out of the frozen coolant needed to keep its heat-sensitive instrument chilled.

2010-07-16 12:00:00

WASHINGTON, July 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE, will complete its first survey of the entire sky on July 17.


Word of the Day
coruscant
  • Emitting flashes of light; glittering.
The word 'coruscant' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to flash' or 'to sparkle'.
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