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Title: Unusual Light in Dark Space Revealed by Los Alamos, NASA

Abstract

By looking at the dark spaces between visible galaxies and stars the NASA/JPL CIBER sounding rocket experiment has produced data that could redefine what constitutes a galaxy. CIBER, the Cosmic Infrared Background Experiment, is designed to understand the physics going on between visible stars and galaxies. The relatively small, sub-orbital rocket unloads a camera that snaps pictures of the night sky in near-infrared wavelengths, between 1.2 and 1.6 millionth of a meter. Scientists take the data and remove all the known visible stars and galaxies and quantify what is left.

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
LANL (Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States))
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1166962
Resource Type:
Multimedia
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
79 ASTRONOMY AND ASTROPHYSICS; GALAXIES; STARS; CIBER ROCKET; UNIVERSE; EJECTED STARS; NEAR INFRARED

Citation Formats

Smidt, Joseph. Unusual Light in Dark Space Revealed by Los Alamos, NASA. United States: N. p., 2014. Web.
Smidt, Joseph. Unusual Light in Dark Space Revealed by Los Alamos, NASA. United States.
Smidt, Joseph. Fri . "Unusual Light in Dark Space Revealed by Los Alamos, NASA". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1166962.
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title = {Unusual Light in Dark Space Revealed by Los Alamos, NASA},
author = {Smidt, Joseph},
abstractNote = {By looking at the dark spaces between visible galaxies and stars the NASA/JPL CIBER sounding rocket experiment has produced data that could redefine what constitutes a galaxy. CIBER, the Cosmic Infrared Background Experiment, is designed to understand the physics going on between visible stars and galaxies. The relatively small, sub-orbital rocket unloads a camera that snaps pictures of the night sky in near-infrared wavelengths, between 1.2 and 1.6 millionth of a meter. Scientists take the data and remove all the known visible stars and galaxies and quantify what is left.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {2014},
month = {11}
}

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