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ISO Peers Into the Cool Corners of the Universe

Science  26 Sep 1997:
Vol. 277, Issue 5334, pp. 1926-1927
DOI: 10.1126/science.277.5334.1926

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KYOTO, JAPAN-- At last month's 23rd General Assembly of the International Astronomical Union, astronomers heard about the latest findings from the European Space Agency's Infrared Space Observatory (ISO) in a special full-day session. ISO researchers described how the observatory is providing new insight into the birthrate of stars, how many brown dwarfs there are in the universe, and how supernovae produce the ingredients of future worlds.