Satellite Offers a View of the Coolest Objects in the Cosmos

Science  03 Nov 1995:
Vol. 270, Issue 5237, pp. 734
DOI: 10.1126/science.270.5237.734


Groningen, the Netherlands—An infrared astronomy satellite to be launched this month by the European Space Agency will offer unprecedented views of cool objects, such as gas clouds that form the birthplaces of stars, comets in the outer reaches of the solar system, and the dusty disks that may spawn planets.